Mr. Charsha was born in Perry Point, a son of the late William Wrightson and Mildred A. Jackson Charsha.
He was a 1942 graduate of Jacob Tome Institute, Port Deposit.
During World War II, he served with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Vermillion.
Mr. Charsha worked as a crane operator at Aberdeen Proving Ground until he retired after more than 37 years' service. Following his retirement from APG in 1980, he worked for Neff Construction.