Charles "Charlie" Box, 90, passed away on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in Big Spring, TX. Graveside services will be held at 2:00p.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014 in the Elmwood Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6 to 8p.m. at the funeral home.
Charlie was born on August 29, 1923 in Abilene, TX to Joe and Jessie Mae Cleveland Box. He attended school and then served his country by joining the Marine Corp. He received a Purple Heart for his service. Charlie worked in civil service at Dyess AFB for 30 years and was a member of the Westgate Church of Christ.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Emma Ann Box; a son, Fred Box; a brother, Joe Travis Box; and a sister, Robbie Lee Lewis.
Survivors include his sons, Sammy Box and Charles Michael Box; and two grandsons.