Charles "Charlie" Wagaman born July 1, 1927, in Basehor, Kansas, passed away on January 3, 2023, at the age of 95 in Roseville, California. He was a long time resident of Placerville, until he moved to the Big Island in 2001 after the passing of his wife, Shirley Wagaman, only returning for health care and to be near family. He was predeceased by parents, Randall Parker Wagaman and Vera Mary (Blake) Wagaman; all wives Doris (Anderson) Wagaman, Shirley (Bisiaux) Wagaman and Kimie (Yamazaki) Wagaman; son Steve Wagaman, all his 8 siblings and many, many friends. He is survived by daughter, Sandy (Brian) Green, 4 grandchildren, 4 great grandsons, and many nieces and nephews. He was a U.S. Army veteran and worked many years for Aerojet, Gold Trail and Black Oak Mine Unified School Districts, and the Mountain Democrat. He was a past member of the Coloma Grange serving as Secretary and Grange Master, loved golfing, painting with water colors, swimming, photography, baseball, singing, showing visitors around the Big Island, and playing cribbage. He was known as the cribbage king in Hawaii and few could beat him. In 2002, the baseball team he was on "TNT" were the "E" division champions at the 27th Seniors State Tournament in Maui. Having a wonderful voice, he was asked to sing at many events during his lifetime. He also volunteered at senior centers after retirement and was an avid blood donor giving the maximum amount to help others. He was loved by all who met him for his kindness, honesty, integrity and great sense of humor. He always took the time to enjoy family, and we have many memories of our trips to visit him in Hawaii. Memorial services in California and Hawaii to be held in the future. At his wishes, he will once again go to Hilo Bay on the Big Island. His family has a hole in their hearts at his departure from this world, but at the age of 95, he was ready to greet those in heaven that had predeceased him. The family asks in lieu of flowers, that you make a donation to the American Cancer Society.