Charles Lynn “Charlie” Thomason

Charles Lynn “Charlie”
January 20, 1943 – August 25, 2019
SUNSET – Charles Lynn “Charlie” Thomason, 76, passed away on Aug. 25, 2019.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 29 at The White Family Funeral Home in Bowie.
A funeral service was at 2 p.m. on Aug. 30 at the First Baptist Church of Alvord with Pastor Bill Cleveland officiating. Burial followed at Sunset Cemetery in Sunset.
Charlie was born on Jan. 20, 1943 in Amarillo to Leslie and Mildred (Moore) Thomason. On July 1, 1983, Charlie married Shirley Passmore in Fruitland. He worked as a machinist for Lockheed Martin for almost 30 years until his retirement in 2006.
Charlie was a longtime member of the Sunset Volunteer Fire Department and an emergency medical technician.
He had a strong faith, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Alvord, and formally served as a deacon of the First Baptist Church of Sunset. Charles was the lead singer for the Crusaders’ gospel group and had the opportunity to travel and share a message through music.
Charlie was an avid fisherman and liked to take fishing trips to Lake Fork. He enjoyed traveling and toured all over America with a travel trailer. He was an enthusiastic Texas Rangers baseball fan. Charlie will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Virginia Long.
Charlie is survived by his wife, Shirley Thomason, Sunset; children, Lyn and Tressa Thomason, Sunset, Charlie and Regina Thomason, McAlester, OK, David and Mary Shepard, Sunset, Christopher and Cheyenne Thomason, Liberty, IL, and Brandon and Maddison Thomson, Lewisville; 16 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; brothers, Kenneth Thomason and wife Velma, Burleson, and John Thomason and wife Jan, Irving; sisters, Kay Carsley, Grand Prairie and Ruth Bridges, Irving; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements entrusted to The White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
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