Charles R. Allie
Charles R. Allie, age 68, of Oroville, WA, died on Friday, January 24, 2014, at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, WA. He was born on November 25, 1945, in Omak, WA to parents, Roy and Vera Allie. The majority of his life had been spent in Oroville, where he grew up. In 1963, Charles entered the U.S. Navy and served his country with the Pacific Fleet for ten years. Following an honorable discharge, he moved back to Oroville. On March 24, 1964, he married Kathleen Harden in Lancaster, CA and was a devoted husband for 50 years. Charles was an orchardist for 14 years, and then became a dispatch correction officer at the Oroville Jail and then later for the Okanogan County Jail. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing pool. He loved tormenting his children and spoiling his grandchildren. Charles was a member of the National American Legion and the Chesaw AmVets Post #69.
Charles is survived by his wife, Kathleen at home; mother, Vera and husband, Jordon Bulger of East Wenatchee, WA; daughter, S. Lyn (Joe) Self of East Wenatchee; sons, C. Allen (Kerrie) Allie of Oroville and W. Brian (Diane) Allie of Hermiston, OR; three brothers, Wayne Allie, Clifford Allie and LeRoy Allie, all of East Wenatchee; four sisters, Carolyn Rawls of Monitor, Verniece Watson of East Wenatchee, Jeanette Dooley of East Wenatchee and LaWanda Olmstead of Tonasket; five grandsons, Jason and Brandon Buckmiller, Thomas Patton, Aaron Allie and Carson Allie; two great-granddaughters, Sierra and Rilee Buckmiller; and many nieces and nephews. Charles was preceded in death by his father; one brother; and one sister.
A Celebration of Life with a potluck luncheon will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Oroville American Legion. Memorials may be made to the Oroville Schools or the North Valley Hospital. Bergh Funeral Service of Oroville/Tonasket is in care of arrangements.