Charles Edmund Monroe, Jr

Charles Edmund Monroe, Jr

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Death 26 Sep 1999 (aged 81)
Guntersville, Marshall County, Alabama, USA
Burial Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 30814069 · View Source
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Charles E. Monroe Jr.

GUNTERSVILLE - Charles E. "C.E. Monroe Jr., 82, died Sunday. The graveside service was today at 11 a.m. at Maple Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Henry W. Tuttle officiating and Laughlin Service Funeral Home in charge.

Mr. Monroe was a nationally renowned illustrator, with covers and illustrations in Life, Colliers, Field and Stream, True, Progressive Farmer and Redbook magazines. He was also a successful as a wildlife and sporting artist, as well as a portrait artist.

He donated the portrait of Wernher Von Braun at the VBC. He was honored in 1994 by the Huntsville Museum of Art at the Spring Gala.

Survivors include one son, C.E. "Buck Monroe III of Daphne; one daughter, Lanford Monroe of Taos, N.M.; and one granddaughter, Charlotte Brandon Burnette of Taos.

Donations may be made to the Huntsville Museum of Art.


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  • Maintained by: Gene Hill
  • Originally Created by: Bobbie Christian
  • Added: 23 Oct 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 30814069
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Edmund Monroe, Jr (17 Jun 1918–26 Sep 1999), Find a Grave Memorial no. 30814069, citing Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Gene Hill (contributor 46927304) .