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Charles Olin Womble


1921 - 2010 Obituary Condolences
Charles Olin Womble, age 89, passed away in Lubbock, TX on Friday, December 17, 2010, following an extended illness.
Charles was born July 29, 1921, in Roy, NM, the son of Herman Daniel and Grace Hall Womble. His mother died a few days after giving birth to him. He attended the Roy School system and graduated from the Roy High School. He joined the US Navy in 1944 and served for over two years, serving aboard the USS Litchfield and the US Newman based out of Pearl Harbor. He worked for various road construction companies through out New Mexico.
He married Bertha Mae Burnett on November 30, 1949, with them residing in Tucumcari, NM for many years. They had no children and Bertha preceded him in death in 2002. He moved to Lubbock, TX in April of 2010 where he could be cared for by his cousin.
He was a quite unassuming kind person who enjoyed watching baseball on TV.
Surviving Charles Olin Womble is his cousin Arlan Womble and wife Barbara of Lubbock, TX; and cousin Arlys (Womble) Welch of Claude, TX.
Graveside funeral services celebrating his life will be Tuesday, December 21, in the Solano, Cemetery beginning at 11:00AM with Pastor Ray Clark, minister of the Roy United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow in the Womble family plot of the Solano Cemetery at Solano, NM.
Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home, Tucumcari, New Mexico, 575 461-3815.
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