A funeral service to honor and remember the life of Charles J. David will be 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 in the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 5-7 p.m.
Mr. David passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was 81.
Born Nov. 17, 1935, Charles was the son of Martha and Alfred David of Inola, Okla. He was the second of five children all of which have preceded him in death: Wesley David, Virginia Epp, Barbara Ediger, and Donald David.
A graduate of Inola High School in 1953, Charles married his high school sweetheart, Willa Van Sears, on May 27, 1954. She preceded him in death on February 17, 1989.
Charles is survived by two sons, Keith and Douglas David. Keith is married to Keline and they have two children: Heather, and husband Heath, and Timothy, and two grandchildren,: Holden and Harlowe. Douglas is married to Elana and they have one daughter, Delena. He is also survived by longtime friend, Jo McCartney.
Charles was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a long time employee of the Katy Railroad.
His passions were his family and working on the railroad.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The Task Force Dagger Foundation at www.taskforcedagger.org.
Published on January 18, 2017