Our Father entered heaven on November 21st, 2023. During his life he donated
service to community and country. A survivor of Iwo Jima during WW2, he was given
a citation of valor for saving a comrades life. After WW2 he married Cora L. Robbins
and remained together for 54 years. He was a Loan manager for Beneficial Finance
for 35 years. He joined the North Park Lions in 1950’s and had
been recognized for Lion of the year and the prestigious Melvin Jones award.
He was a Mason in the Silver Gate lodge. As a member of the Methodist Church he graduated from
Stephens ministries and became a volunteer at Grossmont Hospital. A family man, he is preceded in death by
his wife Cora and son Val. He is survived by sons Charles Stephen and James Michael. He is also survived
by seven grand children and numerous great grand children.
He will be missed.