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In Memory of

Charles E. Warren

June 23, 1922 - October 11, 2016

Obituary


Charles E. Warren, age 94, of Englewood, CO, passed away Oct. 11, 2016. Charles was born June 23, 1922, in Fayetteville Arkansas, to Eliot and Nona Warren.

He grew up on his families' 40 acre farm outside of Fayetteville. He went to and graduated from Fayetteville H.S which was a 10 mile bicycle ride (uphill both-ways).

During World War II, Charles served in the Army Air Corps. (Air Force) in a number of capacities and served in the occupation force in Tokyo Japan.
After his discharge from service Charles utilized the...

Charles E. Warren, age 94, of Englewood, CO, passed away Oct. 11, 2016. Charles was born June 23, 1922, in Fayetteville Arkansas, to Eliot and Nona Warren.

He grew up on his families' 40 acre farm outside of Fayetteville. He went to and graduated from Fayetteville H.S which was a 10 mile bicycle ride (uphill both-ways).

During World War II, Charles served in the Army Air Corps. (Air Force) in a number of capacities and served in the occupation force in Tokyo Japan.
After his discharge from service Charles utilized the G.I. Bill and attended the University of Arkansas. He would ultimately begin a 33 year long career in civil service. He served the military again as a member of the Air National Guard during the Korean War.

Charles moved to Colorado in the late 1940's where he worked at the VA hospital at Fort Logan. In Denver he also met his wife of 56 years, Mary Lou Trunkey.
Charles received a Bachelor's degree In Psychology from the University of Denver in 1960. He worked many years for the Air Force Accounting and Finance Center at Lowry Air Force Base as a Forms Specialist/Manager, retiring in 1977.

Charles and his wife Mary Lou enjoyed many years of retirement. They travelled frequently to visit relatives in Arkansas, Ohio and California. They also enjoyed trips to Nova Scotia and Costa Rica. He was active in the Civitan Club which he served as chapter president several times and was involved in Special Olympics fundraising and activities. He was also a member of the National Assoc. of Retired Federal Employees where he served as a local chapter President for several stints.

Charles took up oil landscape painting for a time, painting a number of attractive works which adorn the walls of his home. He was an avid reader; enjoying the works of Clive Cussler and Louis L'Amour. He was also an active member of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church for many years, participating in the choir for more than 3 decades.

Charles was preceded in death by his wife Mary Lou in 2006 and his older brother Dr. Lloyd O.Warren in 2014. He is survived by his son, James; grandson, Chance; former daughter in-law, Anne; one older sister, Helen Murphy and one younger sister, Velma Brown, both of Arkansas.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Olinger Chapel Hill Mortuary. Interment will be held in Olinger Chapel Hill Cemetery.