ADKISON JR., CHARLES L. Charles L. Adkison, Jr., age 84, died peacefully in his home on August 8, 2012. He was born on December 21, 1927 in Pampa, TX. Preceded in death by his wife Shirley and son Charles. He worked for NASA for over 30 years on many missions including the Atlas/Centaur and Titan/ Centaur programs. Loved sailing, tennis, dancing, running and camping. Charles was an active community volunteer and tireless advocate for world peace and universal healthcare. He is survived by daughters Lori Adkison, Nedra Cooksey and Pamela Favorite, brother John Michael Pryor, and loving friend Thelma Aguilar. Graveside service Friday, August 17th, 10 a.m. at Greenwood Memorial, 4300 Imperial Ave.

Funeral Home

Greenwood Memorial Park & Mortuary
4300 Imperial Ave San Diego, CA 92113

Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Aug. 15, 2012