Charles C. Chelf

Graveside services for Charles C Chelf, 90, Tyler TX, are scheduled for 1:00 Saturday, Sept 21, 2013 at West Lawn cemetery, Borger, TX.  Services will be under the direction of Brown Funeral Home. The family will receive visitors from 10:30 - 12:00 Saturday at Brown Funeral Home. Charles passed away on Sept. 18th, 2013 in Tyler, TX. He was born on Dec. 3, 1922 in Frankston, TX... Charles married Mamie Ruth Knight on Feb. 14, 1942 in Tyler. After that Charles served in the Army during WW II in the South Pacific. After serving in the military they moved from Tyler to Borger, TX. where Charles was employed by Phillips Petroleum for 35 yrs. then moved back to Tyler.  Where he grew up, went to school, and was married.He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth and daughter Anita Ruth Demings. He is survived by his children Randy Chelf of Tyler, daughter and son in law, Jan and Kent Lilly of Tyler, son and daughter in law Bruce and Mary Ann Chelf of Brenham; 6 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law Jack and Fran Chelf, Tyler; sisters Bonnie Meeks and Dorothy Culwell of Ft Worth; also many loved nephews, nieces, and sister-in-law Nita Bell.He was a loving husband, father, and gramps! He was a funny, lovable man and will be missed by all who knew him.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Glasford Bank “Tim & Jenny Ekvall Benefit” 305 E Main St, Glasford, IL 61533