Charles Richard Kizer, 90, went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, June 11, 2013.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Park, Early, Texas.
Charles Richard Kizer was born on Nov. 17, 1922, to his parents, Joseph Walter Kizer and Altha Eugenia Barnwell Kizer, in Santa Anna, Texas. Charles Kizer married Charlie Mae Newton on July 12, 1941. They were married 70 wonderful years. They attended First Baptist Church of Brownwood.
Charles is survived by his daughter, Patricia Ann White and husband Tom; grandson, James Shannon Kizer and wife Regina; granddaughter, Brandi West and husband Reed; four great-granddaughters, Beth Ann and Sarah West and Brooklyn and Charley Kizer.
Charles is preceded in death by his loving wife, Charlie Mae; a son, James Richard Kizer; brothers, WJ Kizer, Raymond Kizer and Fred Kizer; and sisters, Mabel Fletcher, Sybil Kizer and Lorna Lucksinger.
Charles was a Navy Veteran and proudly served his country during World War II at Pearl Harbor and Midway Island.
Charles worked for the Ross Company for 15 years selling and setting up concrete plants. He worked for Wall Molding as a salesman for 25 years with territories covering half of the United States. He loved to talk about picture frame molding. He was a very good cook and enjoyed cooking barbecue. He collected antiques, art and books. He had a great love for history. Charles loved his grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with his family.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.davismorrisfuneralhome.com.