Dateline: September 19, 2002
for Charley L. McQueen, age 78, of Ransom Canyon were held at 10:30 a.m.
on Friday, September 13, 2002, at the First Presbyterian Church in Lubbock
with Rev. Bo Lewis officiating. Burial
was held at Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate, Kentucky. He died Sunday, September 8, 2002.
McQueen was born on September 25, 1923, in Wellington, Texas, to Eddie
Marvin and Gretchen Christianson McQueen.
He graduated from Hedley High School in Hedley, Texas, in 1942, and
joined the US Marines, serving in World War II, the Pacific Theater,
Marshall Islands. He
graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a Bachelorís
degree in Business Administration in 1950.
He worked for Anderson Clayton Company in Abilene, Texas, and
Recife, Brazil. He moved to
California, joining EF Hutton and earning his license to be a financial
planner. He then worked for
Salomon Smith Barney until his death.
He married Jean Margaret Tillman on April 18, 1974.
The same year, he moved to Lubbock.
He served as an Alderman on the Ransom Canyon City Council for
seven years. Charley McQueen
served as a docent at the ranching Heritage Center for 20 years.
He served as a deacon and elder at First Presbyterian Church in
is preceded in death by a daughter, Sharman Eilane McQueen.
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