On December 24, 2021, Charles P. Kulcsar II went to be with the Lord, at age of
97. He was a loving father, devoted Catholic at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and
an all-around wonderful, loving man.
Charles was born to Julia Kulcsar (Horvath) and Charles Kulcsar on October 17th,
1924. He grew up in Barberton Ohio with 11 brothers and sisters. He served the
United States army from May 1943 - March 1946 and was deployed to the Battle
of the Bulge ( World War II). He was with the 12th Re-Enforcement Depot,
responsible for driving transport trucks to and from the front lines. He was an
auto body repair man working alongside his brother John Kulcsar at Magic City
Auto Body for over fifty years, moving to Wadsworth Ohio in 1964 to raise his
In his early days he was an avid runner and took daily walks until the age
of 95. He enjoyed golfing at Brookside and bowling at the Slovene Center with the
guys, car shows, he watched all sports at all levels of play, though his Lady
Grizzlies basketball team in Wadsworth held a special place in his heart. There is
no one who could light up a room quite like he could with his jokes and pranks, an
impromptu song on the harmonica, or his kind spirit. He was a hard worker and
great role model. He was truly one of a kind and touched so may lives.
He is preceded in death by his Father Charles, Mother Julia, Brothers Kalman,
Joseph, Stephen, Alex, Michael, John, Frank, Anthony and Sisters Rose Marie,
Mary, and Julia. He is survived in death by his children Charles Kulcsar III, Tom and
Deb Kulcsar, Tim and Celia Kulcsar, Robert and Ashley (Kulcsar) Thurber, Andrew
Kulcsar, and stepdaughter Stephanie Lister. He had 7 grandchildren, Kelli, Laura,
Travis, Todd, Dawn, Christian, and Carter. As well as 4 great grandchildren and
numerous nieces and nephews. We will all miss you dad! We'll meet again, and as
he always said "Lord willin, and the creek don't rise".
A service for Charles will take place at a later date and will be announced on the Hummel Funeral Home website.
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