COLEMAN — A graveside memorial service for Charles Martin Dobkins Jr. 83, of Coleman, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at Monahans Memorial Cemetery in Monahans. Arrangements are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

He died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017 at his residence.

He was born Sept. 3, 1933 in McCamey to Charlie Martin Dobkins Sr. and Nonis Lilleene Reed. He served in the United States Army from 1951-1955, obtaining the rank of Sergeant. On May 8, 1960, he married Lois Eyvon Grantham in Iraan.

Survivors include his wife, Eyvon Dobkins of Coleman; one daughter, Charlene Lavon Pennington and husband Billy Ray of May; two grandchildren, Renea Lange and husband Keith of Corpus Christi, and Kawyn Diez of Corpus Christi; three great-grandchildren, Zach Lange of Corpus Christi, Nate Diez of Corpus Christi and Jokaby Diez of Corpus Christi.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Rosetta Eyvon Dobkins; a son, Joseph Martin Dobkins; and three brothers, Bill Dobkins, Jimmy Dobkins and Richard Dobkins.