Charles L. Vinson Aug. 16, 1923 ~ Oct. 4, 2012
September 26, 2012, 9:08 am by Staff Reports
Vinson was born in Fort Worth, Aug. 16, 1923. He moved to the Arlington-Pantego area in 1972 and later moved to Marble Falls in July 2003. He attended school at Poly High and graduated from Paschal High School in 1940. He was a 1943 graduate of King’s Point Merchant Marine Academy and was a U.S. Navy Lieutenant in World War II. He was in the Home Furnishing Industry for 16 years before becoming co-owner of Bemco Sleep Products in 1965.
He sold the business after 20 years and retired in 1985. He was a member of Glen Garden Country Club for over 30 years, an active member of Marble Falls Senior Center and enjoyed his friends and activities at the Center.
He is survived by wife, Arlene Vinson of Meadowlakes; daughter Chris Vinson Garcia of Terrell, Texas; son and daughter-in-law Chic and Gay Vinson of Marble Falls; grandchildren Justin and Amy Vinson of Marble Falls, Karis and Pete Pasley of Benbrook, Texas, Christiana Garcia of Fort Worth, Chauntel and Nomar Cabello of Terrell, and Chase and Misty Garcia of Arlington, Texas; four beautiful great grandchildren; two step-great grandchildren; a nephew; and several nieces.
All who knew and loved Vinson will miss his wonderful sense of humor, his kidding and his joking. In lieu of flowers his wish was in his remembrance to make your gift to the Marble Falls Senior Center, 1200 7th Street, Marble Falls, 830.693.5611 or the American Heart Association, 7272
Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75231, 1.800.242.8721.
The family will receive friends at the Putnam Funeral Home on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 from 1-2:30 p.m. A private family gathering will take place at a later date. An online guest register may be signed at www.PutnamCares.com.
Cremation arrangements made by Putnam Funeral Home 145 Texas Avenue, Kingsland, 325.388.0008.
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