|Birth: ||Jun. 19, 1954|
|Death: ||Dec. 3, 2010|
Arizona Silver Belt, Globe, AZ
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Charles Pollard Astor, "Eddie" a member of the San Carlos Tribe died on Dec. 3, 2010 in San Carlos, Ariz. He was born June 19, 1954 in Albuquerque, N.M., the son of Evangelin Astor and Grady Pollard. He was raised by his grandparents, Lucy and Danny Astor.
As a young boy he cared for his grandparents' cattle and horses. He started his first job at eight years old and was later forced to attend school. He graduated from St. Johns in Phoenix, Ariz. where he participated in and played many sports. He attended Haskell Jr. College where he majored in Accounting and met his ex-wife, Donna Marie English, and began a family. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1977 and had an honorable discharge in 1980. In his spare time he played baseball and was an umpire. Among his adult years he became a recovered alcoholic. He was proud to maintain his sobriety.
He worked for the San Carlos Wellness Team. He was a great storyteller and full of many jokes with a great sense of humor. He was involved in the Apache Holy Ground traditions and continued his Catholic religion. He loved to sing and dance.
Eddie is survived and loved by his four children, David E. Astor, Feather S. Astor, Ace S. Astor and Sequoia C. Astor, and five grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, Dec. 11 at St. Charles Catholic Church in San Carlos, Ariz. Interment with military honors was at San Carlos Veterans Cemetery. Assisting the family is Lamont Mortuary.
San Carlos Cemetery
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Record added: Dec 24, 2010
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