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Obituary for Charlie Thomas Carmichael, Jr.

Mr. Charlie T. Carmichael was born on June 1, 1933, in Louisiana, and passed from this life on October 3, 2022, in Monroe, LA at the age of 89.

Mr. Charlie was a retired supervisor with Chevron; he was a member of Christ Church in West Monroe; a member of Royal Arch Mason and the Scottish Rite; he was an avid reader and enjoyed farming and raising cattle. In his early years he taught American History and worked on rigs for Texaco as a roust-a-bout. He loved country and Gospel music; he read his Bible daily, he was a devout Christian. He enjoyed cooking for his family and friends. He was an Army Veteran. He served in the Army as a paratrooper and field wire man during the Korean War. Charlie’s favorite Bible chapter is John 14. He was a dedicated husband, father, and friend. He loved to tell jokes and share his life stories. He was a great speaker who could capture the attention of any audience.

He is preceded in death by his father, Charlie Carmichael SR.; mother, Genevieve Fournet; brother, Jack Carmichael; sisters, Martha Lee Carmichael, Frances Welskopf, and Elise Carmichael.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife of 67 years, Elizabeth Ellen Holmes Carmichael; children, Ruth Chun, Jonathan Carmichael, Deborah Carmichael, Lydia Wilkerson, Miriam Carmichael; brothers, Oliver, Mike, Patrick, Billy, Ted; sister, Rachael.

He also leaves behind eight grandchildren, Hannah Carmichael, Amanda Chun, Sarah Walker, Leila Kawecki, Jasmine Lenard, Lydia Besterfeldt, Shelton Wilkerson, Spenser Wilkerson; nineteen great-grandchildren, and a host of extended family and friends.

Although he is no longer with us; He will forever be in our hearts.