DOWNEY – Charles Samuel Eldridge was laid to rest at Rose Hills with military honors on Sept. 12.
Eldridge had lived in Downey since 1951 along with his wife Beatriz where they raised two children.
A veteran, Eldridge was an active member of American Legion Post 270 for 39 years. He was also a volunteer at the Long Beach V.A. Hospital for more than 20 years.
Aldridge is survived by his daughter Aileen, his son David and his two grandchildren Brian and Melissa.