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Charles Andrews

June 24, 1943 ~ May 3, 2021 (age 77)

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Charles Andrews, age 77, of Coleman, died Monday, May 3, 2021 at Holiday Hill Nursing Home.

The family will host a visitation starting at 1:00 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Hedding officiating.  A private interment will follow in the Coleman City Cemetery.  Services are entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home, 400 W. Pecan Street, in Coleman.

He was born Charles Leslie Andrews on June 24, 1943 in Coleman to Reynard Leslie Andrews and Bertha Mae Hanke Andrews.  Charles lived in Coleman where he attended school up until Jr. High when his family moved to Odessa.  He graduated from Odessa High School and then joined the United States Air Force.  He proudly served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War and received an honorable discharge after 7 years. Charles married Kathy Hirrill Palmer on December 26, 1975 in Odessa.  In 1986, Charles and Kathy relocated back to Coleman County to the family land near Burkett.  He owned his own HVAC business in Coleman for 40 years.  Charles love for flying did not stop when he was discharged from the Air Force.  Charles owned his own Piper Cherokee airplane that allowed him and Kathy to travel.  They flew all over the United States taking vacations or just to visit family.  Charles was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.  His kindness and generosity will be deeply missed.

Preceding Charles in death is his father, Reynard Leslie Andrews, and one sister, Juanita Gideon.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Andrews of Coleman; his children, Amy Melancon and husband Don of Keller, Michell Palmer Maxwell and husband Johnny of Snyder, and Michael Palmer of Coleman; his mother, Bertha Andrews of Coleman; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. 

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May 5, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Stevens Funeral Home
400 W. Pecan Street
Coleman, TX 76834

Funeral Service
May 5, 2021

2:00 PM
Stevens Funeral Home Chapel
400 West Pecan Street
Coleman, TX 76834

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