Charles Sidney Ormson, a proud veteran of the United States Navy/Submarine Force, passed away on April 28, 2023. A man of honor and duty, he was the son of Glenn Charles Ormson and Janet Wright Ormson of Mauston, Wisconsin. Charles was born October 29, 1946, enlisted in the Navy September 9, 1964, was commissioned August 15, 1977, and retired December 1, 1999. He valued his service highly and attained the rank of Commander. After his 35-year naval career, he enjoyed a 17-year career as General Manager of Ventura West Marinas. Chuck resided with his wife of 30 years, Ricki Ormson, aboard their yacht "Amore" in Ventura Harbor where they shared many wonderful times with their dock mates, friends, family, and beloved pets Roma, Rosie, Sophia, and Mia.
He is survived by his wife Ricki Collard Ormson, his former wife Lynn Conway Ormson, brother Thomas Ormson and wife Cindy, son Brian Thomas Ormson, daughter Tara Lynn Ormson Gil and husband Kevin Gil, stepdaughter Kimberlee Foster, and seven grandchildren Matthew Ormson, Emily Ormson, Megan Ormson, Nicholas Gil, Katherine Gil, Elizabeth Gil, and Peyton Foster.
A private service honoring his life will be held on July 1, 2023 at Ventura Yacht Club. Private arrangements are under the direction of the JOSEPH P. REARDON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, Ventura.