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Posted on Dec 19, 2014
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Charles A Quinn 1943-2014

 

 Charles A Quinn 1943-2014


Charlie Quinn, Troup, TX,  passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at his residence. He was born October 9, 1943 in Galveston to the late Charles A. and Juanita Quinn. Charles was a retired pumper for Hunt Oil Co., and served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam war. He was a member of the Gospel Barn church.

Charley had a huge reputation within Texas  team roping circles as a winner and fierce competitor. He participated with every roping association within his area and had majors wins throughout the United States. As recently as 2012 he placed in the #12 and #13 World Series Finales in 2012 held in Las Vegas, NV. Charley was loved by all and his bubbly personality always improved every competition. He enjoyed embarrassing his friends with big bear hugs and expressions of affection. Recently he had acquired a new activity and was avidly pursing karate. Folks we lost a really good one when we lost Charley, and to quote many of his parntners that Charley embarrassed with his affection, heard at the funeral, “ I loved that guy" .  

Survivors include: his wife, Barbara Quinn of Wright City; son, Clint Quinn of Arp; daughter, Darla Goode and husband Steven of Henderson; brother, John A. Quinn of Alvin; sister, Ollie Grace Welch of Henderson; five grandchildren, Travis Goode and wife Whitney, Sydney Goode, Logan Quinn, Clay Quinn, and Bailey Quinn; two great-grandchildren, Wren and Teal Goode.

Pallbearers were John Hight, Steve Allison, Chris Smith, Bennie Hall, Ross Elliott, Matt Fowler, and Tommy Welch. Honorary pallbearers are Ricky Richardson, Thomas Sieber, James Roblow, and Jim Fuller.

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