Valentine, Charles

VALENTIN son, Charles

Charles Marion Valentine Jr., 85, of Downingtown, PA, formerly of Seattle, WA, and Atlanta, GA, died Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at his home.

Born in Chattanooga, TN, Charles was the son of the late Charles M. and the late Mildred (Brown) Valentine. He was the husband of Barbara L. Zimba. The couple shared 41 exciting years of marriage, with career moves to Atlanta, Washington, DC, Los Gatos, CA and Seattle, WA.

Charles grew up in Buckhead, a suburb of Atlanta and graduated from North Fulton High School. He loved being a Buckhead Boy. He graduated from Georgia Tech, where he was a member of Kappa Alpha and later served in the US Air Force. Charles enjoyed golfing and boating in the San Juan Islands.

In addition to his wife, Charles is survived by his children: Leanne Valentine, wife of Kevin Morris, of Exton, PA, and Randy Valentine, husband of Kristi Valentine, of Colorado Springs, CO; grandchildren: Alexandra, Nathan and Zachary; siblings: James Valentine and Susan Whitten.

Services will be conducted privately at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Charles’s name may be made to the Georgia Tech Foundation Annual Fund 760 Spring Street, NW

Suite 400, Atlanta, Georgia 30308.

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