Do you know that retired Marine Corps commander Charlie B. Stephenson passed away? In his Dallas, Georgia, home, Charlie drew his final breath. He was with his family, who are still mourning Charlie’s passing and will always remember him as a father, husband, and son among many other roles.
Who was Charlie B Stephenson?
On October 25, 1932, Charlie Stephenson was born in Stone Mountain, Georgia. He attended Conyers High School after spending his formative years in Milstead, Georgia. He joined the US Marine Corps and had his training at Camp Pendleton and Paris Island. During the Korean War, he was assigned the rank of Sergeant. He left the Lakewood Division of General Motors after 30 years of employment. The achievements and efforts that Charlie Stephenson made to make the Marine Corps stronger than ever are not adequately represented in his obituary.
Along with serving his country, he frequently paid a visit to the Atlanta VA medical centre to cheer up and bring supplies to hospitalised veterans. Charlie was a fellow member of the National Rifle Association, Sandy Plains, the General Motors Salaried Employees Retirees Club, and the Baptist Church. Charlie played a key role in enlisting new volunteers for the groups’ Meals on Wheels, Feed the Hungry, and Buddy Poppy Fund Drives, which raised money for needy families.
Family of Charlie Stephenson
Ada Effie Stephenson and Charlie Jefferson are Charlie’s parents. His 15-year wife was Alice Stephenson. Grady and Carl Stephenson, two of his lucky brothers, were brothers to him. Gaily S. Stephenson, his wonderful wife, and their four children, Susan, Rex, Charlie Jr., and Rina, came next after Alice. He has five great-grandchildren and ten grandchildren. Charlie enjoyed going hunting with his siblings and son, Charlie Jr.
Everyone in Charlie B. Stephenson’s life looked up to him as a role model. He followed rigorous moral values throughout his life and stood out for the people in his country and family. He should be honoured and remembered for his service in the Marine Corps and for being a thoughtful and compassionate citizen. He relished the company of his loved ones and friends.