Watwater, Charles Russell, Dr.
h/Elizabeth J. Evans’Betty'(Jackson)
Burial Date: 2009, 07/06 Age: 85 Lot: 966 A Cremains
|Birth:||Sep. 13, 1923
|Death:||Jul. 3, 2009
Charles R. Atwater, 85 of Hutchinson, KS, passed into eternity on July 3, 2009. He was born in Boston, MA.His siblings were Joe, Helen and Robert. Charles spent his early years in Boston, and in January 1943, he served his country in the US Signal Corps where he was stationed in India. On July 4, 1949, he married Betty E. Jackson. They had four children, Ruth Peterson (Hastings, Neb.); James Atwater (Hutchinson); Carol Beal (Colorado Springs, Colo.); and Steve Atwater (traveling with Covenant Players in South America). Charles earned an Ed.M. and an Ed.D. from Boston University.He served as Dean of Students at Sterling College and became head of the Psychology Department. He then went on to work at the Horizons Mental Health Center, Hutchinson, until his retirement in 1993. Surviving family members include his wife, four children, seven grandchildren and a sister.Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 6, 2009 at Forest Park Presbyterian Church, Hutchinson with Rev. Ernest Williams presiding. Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. in Sterling City Cemetery, Sterling. Friends may sign the register book 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. with family to receive friends 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. all Sunday, July 5, 2009 at Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson.In care of the mortuary, memorial donations may be made to the Sterling College, Horizons Mental Health Center or Covenant Players.
Plot: 966 A Crems
|Created by: Phillip H. Pitzer
Record added: Jul 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39049639