Genthner, Charles W. Of Conroe, went to be with the Lord on February 1, 2010. He was born on June 5, 1932 in Dallas, Texas. Charles was a member of Grace Crossing Church of Christ, and served as deacon at Churches of Christ in Dallas, Houston, Conroe and Spring, Texas. Charles is survived by his two daughters, Malea Morello of Austin and Ellen Solorio of Willis; his granddaughter, Bethany Morello of Bryan; his sister, Nellie Ruth Murphy of Dallas, and numerous other loving family and friends. Charles' parents, Frederick Phillip and Helen Gracie Genthner, and his two brothers, Ernest and Glenn Genthner preceded him in eternity with Christ. Charles was always active in church ministry: preaching, teaching, local missions and taking people to church. In addition, he was involved in foreign missions through World Bible School, where many people learned that Jesus loves them and accepted Christ as their Lord and Savior. Charles played football for Woodrow Wilson High in Dallas and made the National Honor Society. He also played football for The University of Texas in Austin from 1949 to 1953, winning All-Southwest Conference football honors. Charles graduated with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Engineering. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49er's, however he decided to play football with the Edmonton Eskimos in Canada. Charles served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Ft. Belvoir, VA and played football with the base team. He was honorably discharged as a First Lieutenant. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to World Bible School c/o Grace Crossing Church of Christ, 105 FM 1488, Conroe, TX 77384. Charles leaves you with this thought, "If Your Heart Is Right with God, You Have Nothing to Prove and Nothing to Fear." Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home 936-321-5115
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Published by Dallas Morning News on Feb. 4, 2010.