Winter, Charles Eugene

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Charles Eugene Winter, 92, longtime resident of Chattanooga, and more recently, of North Georgia, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2018. 

Charles was born in Dundee, Ms. He was the 11th of the 11 children of Jim Tom, and Mary Christian Gable Winter.  He proudly served in the Infantry division of the U.S. Army during World War II.  Charles later retired as a sheet metalist.

Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Pressgrove Winter, his parents, Jim Tom and Mary Christian Gable Winter, and his ten brothers and sisters.

Charles is survived by his daughter, Kathy, and son-in law, Lamar Thurman of LaFayette, Georgia; his grandsons, Michael, and his wife, Missy, of Castro Valley, California, and Tracy of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia; his great-grandchildren, Andrew and Hannah, of Castro Valley, California, several nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service with military honors will be held at the National Cemetery.  There will be no visitation.

The family wishes to thank the nurses, patient care staff, and physicians at Erlanger Baroness and East campuses; Dr. Robert Graham and staff at University Oncology; and NHC-Fort Oglethorpe for their compassionate care for Charles.

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Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, East Chapel, 404 S. Moore Rd., East Ridge, Tn. 37412.

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