Charles W. WadkinsJanuary 15, 1937 ~ May 28, 2017 (age 80)
Charles William Wadkins was born on January 15, 1937 to Charles Roy Wadkins and Gladys Rutherford. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Theresa (Terry) Nagy; son, Charles Webb (Shaun); daughter, Bettye Hilton (Pascal); three grandsons, Wayne Ashley (Amanda), Clinton Charles (Mercedes) and Spencer William (Kylie) as well as step grandchildren and a step great granddaughter.
Charles was a lifelong resident of Harlingen, having attended schools in Harlingen and graduating from Santa Rosa High School. He worked in road construction for a number of years and was employed as an inspector for the Texas Department of Insurance until his retirement.
He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He worked as a volunteer at the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show and served on the hog committee for a number of years.
Visitation will be at Buck Ashcraft Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 5 pm to 7 pm with private burial services.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show Scholarship Fund, 1000 N. Texas Ave., Mercedes, Texas 78570.