Charles Wendall Frames, 75, Orange
Last updated 1/10/2023 at 3:11pm
Charles Wendall Frames, 75, of Orange, Texas, went to be with his Heavenly Father on January 8, 2023, in Beaumont, Texas.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 18, 2023, at North Orange Baptist Church in Orange. Visitation will be held from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. before the Memorial services.
Born in Orange, Texas, on June 2, 1947, he was the son of Herbert “Red” and Mildred (Smith) Frames.
Charlie was an All-State high school basketball player and played basketball on a full scholarship at Navarro Junior College. Charlie graduated from Navarro Junior College with an Associate of Applied Science in. That is where he met his wife, Kathy Joe Frames, and their story began.
He retired as a Production Supervisor from DuPont and later worked for Invista as a Gatekeeper in ADN. Charlie accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. He attended North Orange Baptist Church and especially enjoyed his Sunday School class. As a man of faith, he was comforted with the peace that he would be reunited with his wife in Heaven after passing. In his leisure, he enjoyed spending his mornings at the Donut Palace with friends, fishing at Toledo Bend, watching the Texas Longhorns with his dog (boxer) Dixie, spending time with family, and playing music to spread joy to those around him.
Charlie, referred to as “Paw Paw” by all who knew him, was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Paw Paw will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing and loving him.
Charlie was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert “Red” and Mildred (Smith) Frames; and his wife of over 48 years, Kathy Joe Frames.
He leaves his memories to be cherished by his sister Carolyn Wilson and husband, Charlie; children, Angela Frames Locke and husband Gary, of Orange, and Ryan Frames and wife Gwen, of San Antonio; his wonderful grandchildren, Harlie Joe O’Quinn and husband Taylor O’Quinn, Rylee Locke, and Demi Joe and Lauren Frames; great-grandchild, Brex Allen O’Quinn; and other loving family and friends.
If you wish to honor Charlie’s memory, memorial contributions can be made to North Orange Baptist Church at 4775 N 16th St, Orange, TX 77632.