Charles Friend

Charles Edward Friend, age 73, passed away February 25, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born February 24, 1940, in Joplin, Missouri to Jeff and Margie Friend. Charles had a passion for golf and was a member of the San Antonio Cosmopolitan Golf Association. He volunteered for Special Olympics fundraising. He was preceded in death by his parents and his granddaughter, Cara Friend, and father-in-law, Robert E. Smock. Charles is survived by his wife, Carolyn; son, Mark Friend of Joplin, MO; daughter, Teresa Friend of Joplin, MO; grandchildren, Taylor, Derek and Hunter Friend; sister, Linda Carroll and husband Jim of Broken Bow, OK and nephews, Robert and Troy Winters; mother-in-law, Margaret B. "Peggy" Smock of San Antonio, TX; sister-in-law, Debi York of Colorado Springs, CO; and nephews, David and Ian York. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Thursday, February 28, 2013, at Porter Loring Mortuary North.

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Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the , 7400 Louis Pasteur, Suite 200, San Antonio, TX 78229.

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Published in Express-News from Feb. 27 to Feb. 28, 2013