WILLIAM O. CHARLES, LT, USN
William Charles '51
Date of birth: December 8, 1928
Date of death: March 27, 1957
From the 1951 Lucky Bag:
Bill was lost when his TV-2 training plane crashed near Belton, Missouri, on March 27, 1957. He was the instructor pilot; the student was also killed.
Bill is buried in Colorado. His mother, wife, and son, William, survived him; his wife was 8 months pregnant with their daughter, Anne. (Information from Anne via email on February 5, 2018.) His wife remarried and later passed away in 2015.
John Stump '51 was also a member of the Reception Committee.