MARCH 2, 1929-MARCH 23, 2009
Charles G. King, 80, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, March 23, 2009, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.
Born Saturday, March 2, 1929, in Bristol, Tenn., he was the son of the late Carl Farmer and the late Gertrude King Farmer.
Charles graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic High school and attended Catonsville Community College.
He served in the Navy during the Korean War.
He was employed with Canteen in Baltimore, Md., starting in 1954. Once he moved to Hagerstown in 1967, he became owner and operator of Hagerstown Canteen Service Inc. for 32 years.
He was past president of the Hagerstown Rotary and the Mason-Dixon Council of Boy Scouts. He was chairman of the deacons at Paramount Baptist Church, where he also served on the Board of Trustees. He was involved with United Way and the YMCA for many years. He was also a member of Fountain Head Country Club.