Charles Milton Springer Jr., of 141 Halls Corner Road, Belmont, died aged 69, was finally brought home to rest on Nov. 20, 2010, after being a missing person since May 2, 2008.

He was born April 24, 1939, in Fall River, Mass., oldest child of Charles Sr. and Elsie (Ladouceur) Springer.

A resident of Belmont since 1970, he was originally from Tiverton, R.I., and graduated from BMC Durfee High School in Fall River, Mass.

He was a veteran of the Army and an owner-operated, long-distance truck driver for 38 years. Charles loved music, dancing, sports (his favorite being baseball), old cars and working in the woods on his property. He was a member of Classic Chevys of Maine and he often played ball with a local team called the St. Louis Cardinals at Bath.

He was also a lifetime member of the North Tiverton Sportsmen’s Club in Tiverton, R.I.

Charles was predeceased by his father, Charles Sr.

He is survived by his mother, Elsie (Ellie) M. Springer, of Lebanon; and three siblings, Everett N. Springer and his wife, Mallory, of Wells; Patricia J. Bernstein and her husband, Lawrence, of Aptos, Calif., and Joanne A. Grigoreas and her husband, William, of Lebanon; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Services to celebrate Chuck’s life will be announced at a later date and are not expected to take place until spring/summer of 2011.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in Charles’ name to the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, 170 US Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105. By phone, call 800-272-3900 or 772-0115.

Arrangements are with Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast. Online condolences in loving memory of Charles M. Springer Jr. may be offered at ripostafh.com.