Charles Milton Hempstead, age 85, called from labor to reward May 2, 2019. Beloved Husband of Geraldine for 66 years. Cherished Father of Valerie, Charles Jr, Tyrone (Michelle), Penelope, Loracell, Carla, Renee and Zina. Loving grandfather to a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Public viewing will be held Thursday May 9, 2019 3PM - 7PM at Gaines Funeral Home 5386 Lee Road Maple Heights, OH 44137. Funeral services will be held Friday May 10, 2019 at Affinity Baptist Church 4411 E. 175th St. Cleveland, OH 44128, Wake 10AM Funeral 10:30AM.