Charles H. Williams IV

Williams, Charles H. IV
of Scottsdale, Arizona passed away on January 20, 2014 at age 80. Chuck was a graduate of Princeton University and Syracuse University. After serving two years of active duty as a Communications Officer with the U.S. Air Force, he embarked on a long and successful career in the computer industry, primarily with General Electric and Honeywell. He retired from the workforce in 2001. Througout his life, Chuck was a great outdoor enthusiast and avid photographer. In his later years, he revived an earlier interest in making music, playing at college reunions and recording several CDs of his mandolin music. Chuck loved his family and many friends, and brought out the best in those whose lives he touched. His wide circle of friends and colleagues grew steadily through the years, particularly with his involvement in the Arizona Outdoor Travel Club (AOTC), Digital Imaging Group (DIG), Arizona Trails Association (ATA),Thursday morning Coffee Club and other clubs and organizations. Chuck is survived by his loving wife Patsy of 36 years, sons: Russell (wife Sandra), Charlie, (wife Sandy), Robert, Step children: Larry Henkel, Brenda Spratt, 10 Grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren. A Celebration of Life event for family and friends will be held on Sunday, Februrary 23, 2014 at the DC Ranch Country Club starting at 1:00pm

Published in The Arizona Republic on Feb. 2, 2014