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CDR Charles Leon Anceney, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 9, 1914
Gallatin County
Montana, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 2006
San Blas
Nayarit, Mexico

Charles L. Anceney of Big Sky, a well-known legend in these parts, died at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, in Mexico. He was 92. His father started the Flying D Ranch, and Chuck was born on Aug. 11, 1914, and raised there. They made frequent trips to Mexico to buy cattle for the ranch, and he had many adventures. Chuck suffered a heart attack in La Playa de los Cocos and was immediately rushed by friends and his long-time friend and companion, Joelle Ann Beardsley, to the nearby Mexican Naval Base Hospital in San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico. The Navy staff, dressed immaculately in their Navy whites, were quick, excellent, efficient and kind, and they knew exactly what they were doing. They immediately stopped his pain and he felt at home with them and was able to point out his U.S. naval aviator's belt buckle and tell them he was one of them. They did everything they could for him and brought him back to life three times. One of the doctors had tears in his eyes when Chuck passed. Joelle was at his side the whole time. Chuck is survived by three children, Chuckie Jr. of California, Katie and William of Colorado, and his long-time friend and companion, Joelle Ann Beardsley. He will be sorely missed.
Bozeman Daily Chronicle (MT) - January 9, 2007 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Leon Anceney (1864 - 1936)
  Katherine Rea Allen Anceney (1877 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Polly Ann Brodesser Anceney (1926 - 1992)
 
 Sibling:
  Angelique Rae Anceney Bartlett Overturf Jenkins (1909 - 1984)*
  Charles Leon Anceney (1914 - 2006)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CDR USN
 
Note: Same headstone as Polly Ann Anceney
 
Burial:
Soldier's Chapel
Big Sky Canyon Village
Gallatin County
Montana, USA
 
Created by: Jane Barkell
Record added: Oct 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22463281
CDR Charles Leon Anceney, Jr
Added by: Jane Barkell
 
CDR Charles Leon Anceney, Jr
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Added by: Jane Barkell
 
 
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Thank you for your service, CDR.
- G47
 Added: Jun. 18, 2014
Ensign C. L. Anceney, USNR, designated Naval Aviator #8289 in 1941. Retired 1960 as CDR, USN.
- Mike Weeks
 Added: Feb. 10, 2010

- James Snow
 Added: May. 12, 2009
 
 
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