OBITUARY

Charles Randolph Gartman

July 25, 1942January 17, 2023
Obituary of Charles Randolph Gartman
On Tuesday, January 17, 2023, Charles Randolph Gartman, of Morgantown, Mississippi, completed his earthly journey and has gone home to be with God at the age of 80. He was born in Tylertown, Mississippi to Charles and Eulice Gartman and was raised in Morgantown. Randolph was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served during the Vietnam Conflict. He served his country for 22 years and retired from Keesler Air Force Base in 1985 as a Master Sergeant. Randolph continued working for the Air Force as a civilian electronics instructor for a number of years until he went to work with the Space Program. He worked with Lockheed Martin until he retired for the second time and moved home to Morgantown. Randolph was a faithful man of God who served his Lord through his lifelong membership with the Church of God. He was devoted to his family and will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joan Gartman; a daughter, Charla Rowley (Gerald); three sons, Jason Gartman (Brandi), Jeremy Gartman (Aimie-Leigh), and Joram Gartman (Kelly); two sisters, Jill Fortenberry (Bob) and Rose Moulds (Ellis); fifteen grandchildren, Chelsea Phillips (Tyler), Jared Gartman (Courtney), Caitlin Gartman, Lauren Rowley, Evan Rowley, Megan Rowley, Peyton Rowley, Jentry Gartman, Colton Gartman, Wyatt Gartman, Raygan Gartman, Brittany Louge, Alex Louge, Cloie Louge, and Dailyne Woodward; and seven great-grandchildren, Hazel Phillips, Phoebe Phillips, Caroline Gartman, Olivia Gartman, Asher McClendon, Braxton Morgan, and Nora Kay Morgan. There will be a visitation for Randolph at Colonial Funeral Home on Friday, January 20, 2023 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. The funeral service, officiated by Reverend Randall Buchanan and Reverend Raymond Aven, will be in the funeral home chapel at 10:00am on Saturday, January 21, 2023. Burial will follow in Morgantown Cemetery.

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  • FAMILY

  • Charlie Gartman Father (deceased)
  • Eulice Beard Gartman Mother (deceased)
  • Joan Easterling Gartman Wife
  • Charla Rowley (Gerald) Daughter
  • Jason Gartman (Brandi) Son
  • Jeremy Gartman (Aimie-Leigh) Son
  • Joram Gartman (Kelly) Son
  • Jill Fortenberry (Bob) Sister
  • Rose Moulds (Ellis) Sister
  • Chelsea Phillips (Tyler) Grandchild
  • Jared Gartman (Courtney) Grandchild
  • Caitlin Gartman Grandchild
  • Lauren Rowley Grandchild
  • Evan Rowley Grandchild
  • Megan Rowley Grandchild
  • Peyton Rowley Grandchild
  • Jentry Gartman Grandchild
  • Colton Gartman Grandchild
  • Wyatt Gartman Grandchild
  • Raygan Gartman Grandchild
  • Brittany Louge Grandchild
  • Alex Louge Grandchild
  • Cloie Louge Grandchild
  • Dailyne Woodward Grandchild
  • Hazel Phillips Great-Grandchild
  • Phoebe Phillips Great-Grandchild
  • Caroline Gartman Great-Grandchild
  • Olivia Gartman Great-Grandchild
  • Asher McClendon Great-Grandchild
  • Braxton Morgan Great-Grandchild
  • Nora Kay Morgan Great-Grandchild
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Gordon Easterling
  • Greg Easterling
  • Jonathan Easterling
  • Ben Easterling
  • Jon Cade Easterling
  • Gordon Gartman
  • Brandon Breakfield
  • Dale Bracey

Past Services

Friday, January 20, 2023

Visitation

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Funeral Service