Published 4:10 pm Thursday, June 27, 2019

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Charles H. Gatwood, Past President and CEO of Gatwood Crane Service, passed away on June 17, 2019.  He was born in Pollard, Alabama on June 28, 1932.

After High School he enlisted in the U.S. Army and became a member of the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, NC.  Charles “Chuck” was a member of the Masonic Lodge #890. Along with his wife Julie he enjoyed many years of travel, spending time at his second home in Sarasota, Fla., and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Julianne Gatwood; his four children, Ellynn Ogilvie, Richard M. Gatwood (wife Penny), Bradley C. Gatwood (wife Lisa), Edwin R. Gatwood (wife Eve); his 11 grandchildren, Elisa (Brian) McKenzie, Valerie (Jonathan) Neely, Heather (Scott) Regimbald, Kimberly, Trevor, Megan, Rebecca, Brian, Samantha, Jessica, and Christopher Gatwood; his 13 great-grandchildren, Luke, Matthew, Ella, Caleb McKenzie, Morgan, Jonah, Molliegrace, Ellyson Neely, Rachael, Anna Regimbald, Alexander, Giovanni and Isabella Gatwood; and his brother, Douglas Gatwood.

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Chuck is preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Louis H., Robert Lee, Bruce Elbert and Billy Ray Gatwood.

Graveside funeral services, with military honors,  will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Beulah Cemetery in Brewton, AL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation. Craver’s Funeral Home in charge of arrangements in Brewton, Alabama.