COLEMAN - Services for Charles Salas, 52, of Coleman are are pending with Stevens Funeral Home.

He died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008, at Conroe Regional Medical Center.

Charles Salas was born Aug. 19, 1956, in Santa Anna, a son of Frank and Mary Louise Zendejas Salas. He grew up in Coleman and attended school here. He worked at Coleman Veterinary Clinic for 18 years and was a ranch hand. He was Catholic.

Survivors include two sons, Charles Salas Jr. of Brownwood and Johnny Salas of Coleman; two daughters, Erica Salas of Coleman and LaToya Salas of Pennsylvania; two step-daughters, LaShaun Liggins and Jennifer Liggins both of Abilene; one step-son, Keith Owen of Abilene; four brothers, Mack Salas of Coleman, Pete Salas of Anson, Robert Salas of Breckenridge and Billy Salas of Coleman; two sisters, Mary Escobar of Santa Anna and Evelyn Calvillo of Coleman; six grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Phillip, Johnny, Alex and Richard Salas; one sister, Frances Alvarado; one son, Eric Salas.