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Elmer Alvin Charlton
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1922
Death: Dec. 9, 2005

Elmer Alvin Charlton
1922 - 2005

Elmer Alvin Charlton Jan. 8, 1922 Dec. 9, 2005 Visitation for Elmer A. Charlton will be held at Basham Funeral Care (3312 Niles Street) on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the Basham Funeral Care chapel on Wednesday morning, December 14, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Elmer A. Charlton was born on January 8, 1922 in Minco, Oklahoma and he passed away on December 9, 2005. He was one of six children born to William and Cecil Charlton. They moved to Lamont, California when Elmer was a young man. Joining the Navy in 1941, he served two patrols during WWII as a Torpedo Man aboard the USS Sailfish Submarine. Returning home to Lamont, he met and married Imagene B. Lightle. They were married 50 years until her death in 1998. Elmer was a Boilermaker, working in water storage construction for 30 years. After retiring, Elmer and Jean (Imagene) traveled almost all over the United States. He is survived by his son, David E. Charlton; daughter, Gail E. Duncan; grandson, Brent D. Charlton; granddaughters, Katy J. Duncan, Keli R. Duncan and Kendra C. Duncan. The family wishes to thank everyone at Valley Convalescent Hospital for the compassionate care given to our father these past 10 months. He was loved by all that knew him and he will be deeply missed. For additional service or floral delivery information, contact Basham Funeral Care at 873-8200. Basham Funeral Care Legacy.com

Published in the Bakersfield Californian on 12/13/2005.
 
 
Burial:
Hillcrest Memorial Park
Bakersfield
Kern County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: C. Shane Stoneham
Originally Created by: Diana Satterfield
Record added: Dec 13, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12676186
Elmer Alvin Charlton
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Elmer Alvin Charlton
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Elmer Alvin Charlton
Added by: David Pike
 
 
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My father, L.C. "Bud" Pike, was a fellow crewman on the submarine Sailfish and one of the few members of the crew still living at this date. Sailor, may God grant you fair winds and following seas. I added a photo of the Sailfish memorial to this page.
- David Pike
 Added: Jul. 29, 2013
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- C. Shane Stoneham
 Added: Feb. 19, 2013

- Diana Satterfield
 Added: Dec. 13, 2005
 
 
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