Charles Carthew-Yorstoun

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Carthew-Yorstoun, Charles Morden Passed away on March 04, 2014. He was a good old "dub' loved by all he met. Born May 05, 1929 in San Antonio was a bachelor all his life with only two significant women in his life besides his mother Christine. His father was Charles Carthew-Yorstoun. He is preceded in death by his brother, Victor Carthew-Yorstoun of Dallas. Charles is survived by his brother, Andrew Carthew-Yorstoun; niece, Sharon Manasaco; nephews, Andrew Yorstoun and Scott Yorstoun; and sister-in-law, Andra Yorstoun. Charles lived in Madrid, Spain for 30 years of his life and pursued various business efforts notably a company that seeded rain clouds for Spanish farmers and he was active in commercial real estate around Spain. He was a friend of Dallas' Al Meadows and came back to Dallas (eventually) to work for one of Al Meadows companies, Champlan Oil Co. of Oklahoma and Al Meadow's need of a fluent Spanish speaking American led to significant art pursuits one of which was connected with Jimmy Stewart movie actor. Charles attended Lipscomb Elementary School, graduated Allen Military Academy for high school and attended the University of Georgia before graduating with a BBA from SMU in 1950. His first job was delivering bread for Mrs. Bairds Bakery. His travels included many trips to Europe to visit cousins in France and friends in Scotland, England and India and had many friends with the international airlines. Charles faithfully served the people in the U.S. Airforce during the Korean War. He remained single during his entire life due to religious conflicts and was a member of the Episcopal Church. Tennis was his favorite sport. Ernest Hemmingway was his favorite author. He was the son of Charles Carthew-Yorstoun and Christine Carthew-Yorstoun of Dallas who precedes him in death. He particularly wanted to thank, for their outstanding life time assistance, Reverend Stephen Setzer and Episcopal Church fellow members, Frida Waring and his assistant, Anguiano Alvaro Guel for his Spanish language prowess and practice, and Charles' faithful French cousin for his French prowess and training in Christian Ethics and kindness, Jean-Michel Beigbeder. Service will be held Monday, March 10, 2014 at 12:30 PM at Restland Wildwood Chapel with visitation 1 hour prior to service.


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Published in Dallas Morning News on Mar. 9, 2014
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