Robert P. Charles

Robert P. Charles, 54, of Concord, NH, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, at Concord Hospital surrounded by his loving family after a long illness.

He was born in Puerto Rico on July 23, 1961, a son of Edna M. (Chambers) Charles of Alton, NH, and the late Harold Charles who died in 1997.

Rob was a beloved father, fiance and a loyal friend, who always placed his family first. Those who knew him knew of his limitless generosity, his kindness and his unwavering work ethic. His warm smile could light up any room.

Rob had spent many years in the paving industry and had been employed with Mid-City Paving, GMI, and Roads Paving.

He is predeceased by a sister in-law, Donna Charles, who died in 2013.

In addition to his mother, members of his family include his fiancee Rosheen LaValley, of Concord, NH; two daughters, Jessie and Tiah Charles both of Merrimack, NH; three grandchildren, Mackayla and Calvin Yule, and Bentley Charles; three brothers, William Charles of Merrimack, and David and Ronald Charles, both of Alton, NH; two sisters, June Sketchley of Merrimack, NH, and Linda Poelhman of Moultonborough, NH; and innumerable nieces and nephews.

Celebration of life calling hours will be held in the Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. A memorial service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday at 11 AM. Burial will follow in Last Rest Cemetery, Merrimack.