His father killed himself when Charles was 13 years old and his older brother died of leukemia in 1956.
Charles married Marie Josephine McDonald in 1957 in the Kelvin area of Glasgow. They had one known son, Charles Ian Cherrie, in 1960.
Sometime after their son's birth, the family moved to England. Charles Findlay Cherrie died in April 2006 at Torbay in Devonshire, England. Torbay is called the English Riveria and is a retirement mecca.
|Coastline of Torbay; photograph courtesy of LAL Language Centres|
Scotland, Statutory Registrations, 1855-2013, Extract of an entry from the Register of Births in Scotland 6501154 CE
Scotland, Statutory Registrations Index, 1855-2013, 1957 Cherrie, Charles F - McDonald, Marie Josephine 644/07 0113
UK, England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007, 2006 Cherrie, Charles Findlay 422/1C 230