Charles C. Stroup of Aquebogue died Dec. 8, 2018 at Peconic Bay Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility. He was 89 years old.

Born March 31, 1929 in Henry, Tennessee, he was ths on of Clyde and Mattie Stroup.

He graduated from Henry High School in 2948 and served in the U.S. Navy from 1949 to 1953. He married Marian Sobotka in 1960 in Riverhead. He was an iron worker for Local 361, New York, N.Y.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children Debra of Greenport and Bonnie of Ecuadon and by two grandchildren.

A funeral service will take place on Monday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. at Calverton National Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.