Charles Richard “Chuck” Rheingans, 71, of Fredericksburg passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at VCU Hospital in Richmond.
Mr. Rheingans was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. Chuck, who grew up in Plainview, Minnesota joined the Peace Corps in 1962 where he served in Thailand for two years. He then joined the U.S. Agency for International Development in 1964 where he worked in Agricultural Development. He served in Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines and returned to the US to finish his 35 year career. After retirement, Chuck pursued a second career selling long-term care insurance for Genworth.
Chuck’s legacy will be carried through his family, friends and co-workers who will always remember his warm smile. He touched the lives of everyone he met. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen, sons Chad and wife Lisa, and Tony; daughter Julie; brothers Randy and wife Pam, and Dean and wife Sue; sisters Linda Richter and husband Dale, and Mary Brooks and husband Pat; and four grandchildren Aidan, Hailey, Layla and Gavin.