Calvin Wilson Charley, 59, of Wapato died Thursday in Yakima. Mr. Charley was born in Yakima and was a member of the Yakama Nation. He worked for the tribe as a chemical dependency professional.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Charley; a daughter, Alice Finley Brown; three sisters, Patsy Charley, Barbara Charley and Anita Nez; a brother, Lillum Iness; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A dressing service will start at 1 p.m., today at the Toppenish Longhouse, with an overnight service to follow. Burial will be at sunrise Saturday in the Union Gap Cemetery. Arrangements are by Merritt Funeral Home, Wapato.