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