Charles Weldon Windsor (1924 - 2016)

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Charles Weldon Windsor, Sr. passed away at the age of 91 surrounded by family, on Sunday, June 12, 2016 in The Woodlands, Texas. He was born on December 3, 1924 in rural Williamson County, Texas to Sam Orley Windsor and Winnie Wilkerson Windsor, who preceded him in death. He is survived by one sister, Nell Jackson of Belton, Texas and was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister. He married Lenora Bryant in 1948 who preceded him in death in 1998 and together they raised four children who survive him, Cindy Jones and husband Steve of Hewitt, Texas; Melanie Schilling and husband Randy of Richardson, Texas; Sue Posey of Rockwall, Texas and Charles W. Windsor, Jr. of Georgetown, Texas. He is also survived by grandsons Jeff and Charlie Latham, Lee Brown, Derek Posey and Nathan Windsor, and granddaughters Michael Brown, Ashley McGee and Hannah Windsor, great-grandson Isaac Brown and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He married Mary Brown in 1999 and she survives him as well as daughter Kayla Fetterhoff of Conroe, Texas.

Charles, or "Red" as he was lovingly known by many, graduated from Florence High School and entered the U.S. Navy in 1943 serving as a Naval Air bomber mechanic until 1947. He had a 38-year career at Austin Capitol Chevrolet where he was respected for his mechanical knowledge. He joined the Masonic Order in 1949 and was active throughout his 66 years as a Mason, earning the Golden Trowel, the highest award in Masonry. He was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and York Rite of Knights Templar. Red loved his Lord Jesus Christ and raised his family in the Southern Baptist church, being an Ordained Deacon, song leader, church-league softball player and active in the establishment of two churches and building others. Anytime the church doors were open, we were there.

Red loved all things UT-Longhorns and enjoyed working in the Texas-Exes Letterman Club with his family and friends. Red was also an avid football fan of Austin Reagan High School during their championship days during the late-60's and early 70's. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and hiking, mostly in his beloved Colorado Rocky Mountains. Funeral service will be Thursday, June 16 at 2:00 p.m. at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home, Willis, Texas. Gr aveside service will be Friday, June 17 at 2:00 p.m. at the Andice Cemetary in Andice, Texas. Although Red was passionate about many causes as described above, in lieu of flowers, please donate to the .


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