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Obituary for Charles William Southard

Charles Southard, 69, of Franklin, passed away on May 1, 2022.

Charles was born in Macon County to the late William “Ernie” Southard and Margie Ledbetter Southard. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, James Southard, and his sister, Teresa Southard.

Charles worked his whole career with Hedden Brothers Well Drilling. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and gardening. He was a big family person and loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Cindy Southard; children, Sonya Southard, Tony Southard (Emily), and David Southard (Christie); 1 grandchild, Emily Ann Southard; siblings, Sherri Ross, Tommy Southard, and Kevin “Steve” Southard; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Online condolences can be made at

Macon Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements.