It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Charles Byers Whidden, after battling cancer, on March 9, 2018, at the Hamilton General Hospital. Predeceased by his parents, Stanley and Sadie Whidden. Beloved husband of Luda for nearly 52 years. Cherished father of Alana, Naomi (Gabe), Nichole (Brian) and Jason (Brandy). Adored Grampie to Jessica, Natasha, Andrew, Austin, Alexis, Ashleigh, Nyla and Keegan. Great Grampie to Kailynn, Angel, Everett, A.J. and Leo. Loved by his siblings Eloise (Bud), Georgie (Alan) and Foster (Jean). Charlie will be best remembered for his amusing stories and his great sense of humour. He was a man that loved his family with his whole heart and we are all better people for having had the privilege of knowing him. Visitation will take place in the Miller Funeral Chapel, Cayuga, on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 2 – 4 and 7 - 9p.m. followed by the service in the chapel on Wednesday, March 14 at 11 a.m. Interment in Windecker Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Memory of Charles, to the World Wildlife Fund - Canada (www.wwf.ca) would be appreciated by the family.