Charles was a retired pilot with United Airlines. He passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, April 10, 2012.
Charles was born on December 28, 1939 in Taylor, Arkansas to Opal and Erman Souter. He served in the United States Air Force as a B-52 pilot. At the end of his service in the Air Force he became a pilot for United Airlines and lived in Seattle, WA. Upon retirement from United he elected to move to Tyler in order to be close to family and friends.
Charles was a member of Lanes Chapel Methodist Church.
Charles was preceded in death by his father, Erman Souter and by his step-father, Ardis Nickerson.
He is survived by his loving family including his wife Marcia A. Souter; mother, Opal S. Nickerson; step daughter, Michelle Hosang; brother: Gary L. Souter and wife Deborah K. Souter, and their children, Lindsay K. Thomas and husband Dylan Thomas, Kyle L. Souter and wife Amy Souter; and their children Kylie, Grayson and Bryson.
A memorial service for Charles will be held Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Lanes Chapel with Rev. Jeff Gage officiating.
Memorials in honor of Charles Raymond Souter may be made to Helping Hands Rescue, PO Box 1975, Lewiston, ID 83501 or Pasado’s Safe Haven, PO Box 171, Sultan, WA 98294.
Arrangements are with Stewart Family Funeral Home.