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Taps: Charles Anthony Roxburgh

October 14, 2019

We were blessed to have had Charlie as a loving and wonderful husband, father, papa, brother, uncle, cousin and the most unforgettable friend ever. Charlie was born on September 22, 1950, and we were so fortunate to celebrate his 69th birthday with him. Charlie graduated from Farrington High School with the class of 1968, where he played as a first baseman with the varsity baseball team.

Soon after graduation he served in the National Guard and worked at numerous Van Line companies before working as a district manager with the Hawai’i Newspaper Agency (HNA) for over 25 years and then working at Matson Navigation terminals for 41 years before retiring in October 2014, because of cancer. 

Charlie is survived by his loving wife and his high school sweetheart of 48 years, Betty-Jean (BJ) Roxburgh, Cori Anne (John) Lorenzo, Christie Ann (Kai) Roxburgh grandson, Damien (Baba), Timothy John (Keoni), Isaiah Charles (Zayzay), grand- daughters, Courtney Anne (Hoku), Johnna-Lee (Kwai Fah), brother, Edward (deceased) Patricia (deceased), Henry (Harriet), Francis (Samantha), Wayne (Edith), sisters, Patsy-Ann (John) deceased, Bernadette (Joseph) Panoncial, Maureen (James) Abordnado, many uncles, aunts, cousins and treasured friends. 

Charlie’s celebration of life will be on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Oahu Mortuary from 1 pm-5 pm at 2162 Nuuanu Avenue, light lunch to follow.

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