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Mr. Charles David Gaddy, Jr.

May 1, 1949 ~ December 23, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Mr. Charles Gaddy, Jr. Obituary

Charles David Gaddy, Jr. entered into eternal rest on Saturday, December 23, 2023.  Born on May 1, 1949, in Albany, NY, to Gladys Bynum Canada  and the late Charles Milton Gaddy, Sr., Charles, also known as Chuck-A-Luck or Chucky Gee, received his education in the Albany school system and earned his GED. His journey included significant contributions to the family business, Gaddy Disposal Service, where he excelled as a sanitation worker and auto- mechanic. Demonstrating his automotive expertise, he went on to establish his own auto mechanic shop. Upon returning to the Bronx, Charles contributed his skills to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Beyond his career, he was a distinguished Golden Gloves champion in boxing and enjoyed dancing, basketball, and horseshoes. Charles cherished his family, expressing immense pride in his children and grandchildren.

Charles is survived by his mother, Gladys Bynum Canada of Bronx, NY; sisters: Betty (Robert) McKenzie of Atlanta, GA; Marie Gaddy of Gainesville, FL; Charlotte Gaddy of Albany, NY; Joanne (George) Brooks of Hartford, CT; Kathy Fields-Wade of Pensacola, FL; brother, Milton Gaddy of Albany, NY; daughters: Davia Gaddy of Mechanicville, NY; Charla Gaddy of Centreville, VA; Tysheonna Gaddy of Albany, NY; Gladys Gaddy of Bronx, NY; sons: PapaJohn Gaddy and Travis (Kerry) Gaddy of Albany, NY; grandchildren: Travis Gaddy Jr., Tavasha Gaddy, Elijah Gaddy, Naomi Gaddy, Arianna (Dai-Jhon) Bullock, and great-grandchildren: Kouture Gaddy, Kamey Gaddy, Marley Beatty, Tra’vae Gaddy, DéArie Bullock. As well as aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was predeceased by wife, Loretta Gaddy; father, Charles (Dollie) Gaddy, Sr.; stepfather, John Canada; sister, Sheila Gaddy; and nephew Steven Gaddy.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 4, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Grace & Mercy Church COGIC
1401 State St.
Schenectady, NY 12304

Celebration of Life
Thursday
January 4, 2024

11:00 AM
Grace & Mercy Church COGIC
1401 State St.
Schenectady, NY 12304

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