Charles “Chuck” Noel Likes, 58, of Ottawa, Kan., passed away July 25, 2019, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence, Kan.

A Celebration of Chuck’s life will be 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge, Ottawa, Kansas Memorial contributions can be made to the Chuck Likes Memorial Fund in c/o Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, Kansas 66067. Condolences may be sent through

He was born in Ottawa, Kan,, Aug. 19, 1960, the son of Max David Likes and Carol Jane (Radcliffe) Likes. He was a lifelong Ottawa resident.

Chuck was an electrician for Advantage Electric, Ottawa, Kansas, for the past seven years. He loved his job, his co-workers, and his boss. They were his second family. He also hung dry wall before becoming an electrician.

Chuck loved to play pool. He played in various locations in town and the area. If there was someone to play pool with Chuck was ready. Chuck was a big Kansas City Chiefs fan. He was always ready for Sunday in the fall to watch them play. He liked to fish and hunt for morel mushroom. He looked for any excuse to be outside. He was very well-known in his family and by his neighbors for liking to rock out to music from rap to classic rock, especially Gun N’ Roses or Billy Idol. His favorite moments were spent with his close friends and his family. He loved to see his children and grandchildren. They always made his days brighter.

Chuck is survived by four children, Nicole Lynn Likes, Iola, Kan.; Charles Noel Likes, Jr., Pensacola, Florida.; Kristina Michelle Likes, Pensacola, Fla.; Maxwell Valentine Likes, Wichita, Kansas; his companion, Candice Bristow, Ottawa, Kansas; four siblings, David Likes, Ottawa, Kansas; Sheryl Likes, Ottawa, Kansas; Lisa Likes, Greeley, Kansas; Linda Likes, Pittsburg, Kansas; four grandchildren, Marisa VanHouden, Isaac VanHouden, Makayla Juarez, Custom Comer; one great-grandson, Moses Boyd Banning; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and four siblings, Lucinda “Cindy” Likes, Billy Likes, Ricky Likes, and Kelly Weber Morrison.