Funeral services for Charles Paris, 78, were held Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Burial followed in Salty Cemetery.
Mr. Paris died Friday, Jan. 3, in Little River Hospital.
He was born Sept. 16, 1935, in Austin to Cecil Carl and Allene (Mullins) Paris.
He married Pearl Lankford in 1963 and had lived in Rockdale the past 39 years.
Mr. Paris was a control room operator for TXU.
He was preceded in death by a son, Monte Paris; a daughter, Nancy Hair; and his parents.
Survivors are his wife, Pearl Paris of Rockdale; his mother, Allene Paris of Rockdale; two daughters, Donna Barker of Rockdale, Terrie Walker of Clifton; a son, Mike Paris of San Marcos; and two stepsons, Norman Macey and Wayne Zimmer, both of Houston; also, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Mike Paris, Donna Barker, Courtney Rogers, Carley Rogers, Ben Montelongo, Quentin Montelongo, Sharon Zimmer and Bill Luckey.
Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army.