Dr. charles Ba­con

Tulsa World - - Our Lives - Www.strodefh.com

Dr. Charles (Char­lie)

Ba­con, 84, of Still­wa­ter, Ok­la­homa passed away

Au­gust 22, 2018. A me­mo­rial ser­vice will be held Tues­day, Septem­ber 18, 2018, at

2:00 p.m. at the Univer­sity Heights Bap­tist Church, Still­wa­ter. Strode Fu­neral Home, Still­wa­ter is in charge of ar­range­ments.

Char­lie was born in Shreve­port, LA, on De­cem­ber 20, 1933 to Frank Ba­con and He­len Mill­hoff Ba­con. He grew up and grad­u­ated high school in Bartlesville, OK.

In 1951 Char­lie en­tered Ok­la­homa A&M Col­lege (later Ok­la­homa State Univer­sity) to study An­i­mal Sci­ence. He was also a mem­ber of the Sigma Chi fra­ter­nity. Af­ter grad­u­at­ing with a BS de­gree in An­i­mal Sci­ence in 1955, he mar­ried his high school sweet­heart, Jeanne Dun­can. Char­lie served in the U.S. Army, then re­turned to OSU and re­ceived both his BS and MS 1961. He then at­tended Michi­gan State Univer­sity where he re­ceived his PhD in 1964.

In 1966 Char­lie re­turned to OSU as an As­sis­tant Pro­fes­sor in elec­tri­cal engi­neer­ing. He be­came a Pro­fes­sor in 1972. He later served as In­terim As­so­ciate Dean of the Col­lege of Engi­neer­ing from 1987 to 1988. Char­lie re­tired from the Univer­sity in 1994.

He was a long­time mem­ber of the Univer­sity Heights Bap­tist Church, and was also an avid OSU cow­boy fan. He was a mem­ber of a fly­ing club and loved fly­ing all over the coun­try with Jeanne.

Mem­bers of his fam­ily in­clude his wife, Jeanne; son, Stephen Ba­con; daugh­ter, Jan Ba­con-Flem­ing and her hus­band, Wil­liam Flem­ing; grand­daugh­ters, Tif­fany, Cal­lie (Bryce), Chelsea (Owen) and Kris­ten; and great grand­chil­dren, Jude, Maci, Kyn­dall, Avery and Made­line. He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents; two sis­ters, Lois and Jenny.

Those wish­ing to honor Char­lie's mem­ory may do so by con­tribut­ing to the Alzheimer's As­so­ci­a­tion or to the OSU Foun­da­tion des­ig­nated for the Charles and Jeanne Ba­con Schol­ar­ship Fund.

Con­do­lences may be emailed to the fam­ily and an on­line obit­u­ary may be viewed by vis­it­ing

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.