Charles "Charlie" Massey

Charles Charlie Massey, 89, of Beaumont, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. A native of Cottondale, Florida, he was born to Rosabel Griffin Massey and Gideon Hughes Massey, Sr., on May 22, 1923. He was a World War II Army Air Force veteran and graduate of The University of Texas. Survivors include his wife, Claudette Guillory Massey; sons, C. Richard Massey, Jr. and Kenneth Massey; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sister, Sue Caruthers. He is preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Evelyn Townsley Massey; second wife, Ola Massey; brothers, G. H. Massey, Jr., James L. Massey, and Guy R. Massey; and sister, Dannye Gehres. A gathering of Mr. Massey's family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, March 18, 2013, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. His funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at First Baptist Church, 900 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont. Complete and updated information may be found at

Funeral Home

Broussard's Mortuary
2000 McFaddin Street Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 832-1621

Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Mar. 17, 2013