Mr. Charlie R. Waid Jr.

February 17, 1932April 6, 2014
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Charlie Robert Waid, or Bob as he was fondly known as by family only went to meet our Lord on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the age of 82. He passed away at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, TX after a lengthy illness.

He was born at home in Hunt County, Texas on February 17, 1932 with his parents, Norene Traylor and Charlie R. Waid III and family. They moved to Odessa, TX in May 1951 where he met and married the love of his life, Florrie Bell “Flo” Petrey on June 14, 1952.

He served in the U.S. Army between 1952-1954 during the Korean War.

After serving his country, he opened and owned an auto body repair shop. He later became an insurance agent and adjuster. In 1974 he started Charlie Waid Insurance Agency and continued to serve his customers until his death.

He was a proud member of the Eagles Lodge for 42 years since 1972 serving as their president in 1983-1984.

He was a dedicated member of the Chuck Wagon Gang since 1990.

As a child he worshipped at the Methodist Church with his grandparents. With his wife, 2 young sons, and mother-in-law, he attended the Baptist Church. He is survived by his two sons, Charlie R. “Bobby” Waid V and wife, Janet of Katy, TX and Bryan Ross Waid and wife, April of Temple, TX. His 6 grandchildren whom he loved dearly are Charlie R. “Bobby” Waid VI, Joseph Glen “Joey” Waid, Jessica Lindsay Waid, Jennifer Mae Waid, Bryan Ross Waid Jr., and Delaney Annabella Waid. He has one precious great-grandchild, Sarah Mae Wiggins. His sisters are Gwen Nelson of Greenville, TX, Margaret Prince and husband, Harold of Andrews, TX, Sue Moore of Noble, OK, sister-in-law, Shelby Waid of Carlisle, Arkansas. Brothers, Gerald Waid of Burnet, TX, Ken Waid and wife, Peggy of Georgetown, TX, Jim Waid and wife , Pat “Cricket” of Leander, TX.

He is preceded in death by his wife Florrie Bell “Flo” in April 2, 2007, parents, Norene Traylor Waid January 4, 1983 and Charlie R. Waid III October 15, 1984, Brothers, Alfred Wayne Waid March 3, 2009, infant brother, Carol Eugene Waid.

Visitation will be from 6-8pm Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be 1:00pm Friday, April 11, 2014 at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Chapel with Dr. Jimmy Braswell officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Reception following at Sunset Country Club catered by Odessa Chuck Wagon Gang.

Services are entrusted to Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.


  • Visitation Thursday, April 10, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 11, 2014

Mr. Charlie R. Waid Jr.

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April 13, 2014

Bobby, I am so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed your parents company. If you need anything, please call.

David Weaver

Delores Davis Spencer

April 13, 2014

Dear Bobby so sorry to hear about Charlie I was just wondering how he was doing this week. We enjoyed so much being friends with him and Flo.

Cathy Davis~ Imler

April 13, 2014

The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God.
Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,
May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow and the days to come~ My Thoughts and Prayers are with your family...
I loved Charlie and Flo, they left me a lot of childhood memories, I will always remember those late late night Poker Games, they used to have with My Mom & Dad...and all of the other fun times! I will never forget Charlie telling me, I do one wedding and one funeral( after he was invited to my second wedding)! Now he is celebrating in Heaven with all his Loved ones and my Daddy! RIP Charlie....

Greg Belt

April 11, 2014

When I was working as an adjuster in Odessa, I always enjoyed visiting with Flo and Charlie at their office. They were always very pleasant and nice to deal with. Charlie was a real gentleman. He will be missed.

April 10, 2014


Sorry to learn of your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

Don & Rhonda Clayton

Nathan Brooker

April 10, 2014

So sorry to hear this. Charlie was a great man he always knew how to cheer people up when they had a bad day. He will be missed greatly.

Charter Brokerage

April 10, 2014

Dear Bobby and Family,

Our hearts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Sherry Prentice-Carrillo

April 10, 2014

Bobby & Bryan, so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. Loved Charlie, and he will be greatly missed. May the Lord comfort you and your families at this time.

Louie Ramon

April 10, 2014

God Bless you and Aunt Flo in heaven! Love, Louie