BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The namesake of a local car dealer, Elias W. “Chuck” Haddad, died Tuesday at the age of 85.
According to a statement from his family releasedTuesday night, Haddad died just after 3 p.m. at his home in Bakersfield.
Haddad was an affable man who built his family business into one of the best Dodge dealership on the west coast.
Haddad had three children — James, John, and Jeff — with his wife Inger, who died in 1999. Haddad also had six grandchildren.
A celebration of life service for Haddad will be held Saturday, April 27 at Valley Bible Church located at 2700 E. Brundage Lane at 11.
The service is open to the public.
Mourners can also send flowers and cards to Haddad Dodge at 3000 Harris Road in the Bakersfield Auto Mall.