Charles Edwin “Chuck” LaGrone

Charles Edwin “Chuck” LaGrone, 77,died December 18, 2013 at his home in Borger. Funeralservices will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at FairlanesBaptist Church with Rev. Paul Burwash, Pastor officiating.Interment will follow at Highland Park Cemeteryunder the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directorsof Borger.Charles was born October 6, 1936 in Moody, Texas toWillard Levi LaGrone and Cleo Reed LaGrone. Hewas a graduate of North Texas State University wherehe received his Bachelors and Masters degrees. He married Cynthia Ivey August 23,1958 in Denton, TX. Chuck was a former Weslaco Chamber of Commerce Executivefor 25 years, he also taught school and college. He was a director of MassCommunications for the Baptist Foreign Mission Board in Buenos Aires, Argentinafor five years and he was a mail clerk at Phillips Petroleum Co. Chuck was alifetime bicyclist winning many awards and medals, he had also been active in TheLions Club serving on the board and as president. Chuck was a deacon at FairlanesBaptist Church. They lived here for the past 17 years.Chuck is survived by his wife of 55 years Cynthia, his son Larry of Borger, hisdaughter Stephanie Guess and husband Travis of Borger, his brother Dr. WillardLaGrone of Denton, two grandchildren Lauren LaGrone Morales and Tony LaGroneand one great grandson Ethan Morales.Casket bearers will be Larry Thompson, Bob Hendricks, Floyd Holliman, JoeyWoodard, Richard Braymer, Danny Kingham, John Bayless and Walter Prock.