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Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr.

Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr.

Male 1924 - 2005  (80 years)

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  • Name Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Birth 13 Oct 1924  Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 28 Jan 2005  Frankfort, Clinton Co.,IN; burial: St. Mary's Cem., Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co.,IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2560  forneyclark
    Last Modified 31 May 2024 

    Father Charles Arthur "Art" Runyon, Sr.,   b. 9 Apr 1899, Chicago, Cook Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 May 1951, Lafayette, IN; burial: St. Boniface Cem., Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Sidonia E. Jones,   b. 19 Mar 1905, Lafayette, IN Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Feb 1937, Lafayette, IN; burial: St. Joseph Cem., Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 31 years) 
    Marriage 15 Mar 1924 
    Family ID F1588  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lois Faith Barton,   b. 20 Aug 1924, Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Sep 1990, Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co., IN; burial: St. Mary's Cem., Lafayette, IN Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 66 years) 
    Marriage 12 Jun 1949 
    Family ID F1089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 31 May 2024 

  • Photos
    Runyon, Charles Arthur 'Charley', Jr. (1924-2005) & Lois Faith Barton (1924-1990) & John William 'Jack' Barton (1900-1981) & Goldia Mae Robbins (1902-1989) & Carl Lyle Robbins (1936-2021)
    Runyon, Charles Arthur "Charley", Jr. (1924-2005) & Lois Faith Barton (1924-1990) & John William "Jack" Barton (1900-1981) & Goldia Mae Robbins (1902-1989) & Carl Lyle Robbins (1936-2021)
    Group/ Wedding photo of Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr. & Lois Faith Barton Runyon was taken in Lafayette, IN, in 1949. This picture came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Fredric John Forney. John William "Jack" Barton is in the back row on the left, and Goldia Mae Robbins Barton is in the middle row, second from the left. We would like to identify the young man in the middle row to the far left. We believe he is Carl Lyle Robbins.
    Runyon, Charles Arthur 'Charley', Jr. (1924-2005),  & Lois Faith Barton (1924-1990)
    Runyon, Charles Arthur "Charley", Jr. (1924-2005), & Lois Faith Barton (1924-1990)
    2-Persons photo of (L-R) Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr. & Lois Faith Barton Runyon was taken in Lafayette, IN, in the 1950's. This picture came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Fredric John Forney.
    Runyon, Charles Arthur 'Charley', Jr. (1924-2005)
    Runyon, Charles Arthur "Charley", Jr. (1924-2005)
    Individual/ Hand-colored photo was probably both taken and colorized in the 1960’s. This picture came from the Barton/ Runyon Collection by Lois Faith Barton Runyon & Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr.
    Runyon, Charles Arthur 'Charley', Jr. (1924-2005)
    Runyon, Charles Arthur "Charley", Jr. (1924-2005)
    Individual photo was probably taken in the 1960’s. This picture came from the Barton/ Runyon Collection by Lois Faith Barton Runyon & Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr. Restoration of the photo was done by Susan Yvette Barbour who is currently offering photo restoration to other genealogists at no cost. Photos may be e-mailed to yvettemgi@aim.com When photos are scanned, resolution must be 500 to 700 pixels.
    Runyon, Charles Arthur 'Charley', Jr. (1924-2005)
    Runyon, Charles Arthur "Charley", Jr. (1924-2005)
    Individual photo was taken in the 1960’s, probably in Lafayette, IN. This picture came from the Barton/ Runyon Collection by Lois Faith Barton Runyon & Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr.
    Barton, John William (1900-1981) & Goldia Mae Robbins (1902-1989) & Florence L. Barton (1911-1993) & Edna Adeline Barton (1915-2005) & Kelli Ennis & Bessie Ellen Myers (1902-1995) & Harry M. Ennis (d. 1971) & Barbara Ann McMindes (1932-2000) & Clara M. Barton (1904-1984) & Charles Arthur 'Charley' Runyon, Jr. (1924-2005) & Lois Faith Barton (1924-1990)
    Barton, John William (1900-1981) & Goldia Mae Robbins (1902-1989) & Florence L. Barton (1911-1993) & Edna Adeline Barton (1915-2005) & Kelli Ennis & Bessie Ellen Myers (1902-1995) & Harry M. Ennis (d. 1971) & Barbara Ann McMindes (1932-2000) & Clara M. Barton (1904-1984) & Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr. (1924-2005) & Lois Faith Barton (1924-1990)
    Group/ 50th Wedding Anniversary/ UNIDENTIFIED photo was taken in Clarks Hill, IN, and came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Fredric John Forney. We are looking for help identifying any of the people in this photo. From John William Barton, III, and Vickie Evert, we know the identities of the following:
    #3 Dorothy Lister
    #4 Florence Barton McCord
    #6 Edna Adeline Barton Lowe
    #7 Kelli Ennis (identification by Vickie Evert)
    #8 Margaret Kilgore
    #9 Bessie Ellen Myers Robbins
    #10 Harry M. Ennis (identification by Vickie Evert)
    #11 Barbara Ann McMindes Barton
    #14 Reg Nydegger
    #16 Shirley Weaver
    #17 Howard Wright
    #19 Clara Barton
    #20 John William Barton I
    #21 Goldia Mae Robbins Barton
    #22 & #23 are living individuals
    #25 Joan Robbins Ennis (identification by Vickie Evert)
    #26 Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr.
    #31 Lois Faith Barton Runyon
    Barton, John William (1900-1981) & Goldia Mae Robbins (1902-1989) & Florence L. Barton (1911-1993) & Edna Adeline Barton (1915-2005) & Kelli Ennis & Bessie Ellen Myers (1902-1995) & Harry M. Ennis (d. 1971) & Barbara Ann McMindes (1932-2000) & Clara M. Barton (1904-1984) & Charles Arthur 'Charley' Runyon, Jr. (1924-2005) & Lois Faith Barton (1924-1990)
    Barton, John William (1900-1981) & Goldia Mae Robbins (1902-1989) & Florence L. Barton (1911-1993) & Edna Adeline Barton (1915-2005) & Kelli Ennis & Bessie Ellen Myers (1902-1995) & Harry M. Ennis (d. 1971) & Barbara Ann McMindes (1932-2000) & Clara M. Barton (1904-1984) & Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr. (1924-2005) & Lois Faith Barton (1924-1990)
    Group/ 50th Wedding Anniversary/ UNIDENTIFIED photo was taken in Clarks Hill, IN, and came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Fredric John Forney. We are looking for help identifying any of the people in this photo. From John William Barton, III, and Vickie Evert, we know the identities of the following (See accompanying photo for numbering):
    #3 Dorothy Lister
    #4 Florence Barton McCord
    #6 Edna Adeline Barton Lowe
    #7 Kelli Ennis (identification by Vickie Evert)
    #8 Margaret Kilgore
    #9 Bessie Ellen Myers Robbins
    #10 Harry M. Ennis (identification by Vickie Evert)
    #11 Barbara Ann McMindes Barton
    #14 Reg Nydegger
    #16 Shirley Weaver
    #17 Howard Wright
    #19 Clara Barton
    #20 John William Barton I
    #21 Goldia Mae Robbins Barton
    #22 & #23 are living individuals
    #25 Joan Robbins Ennis (identification by Vickie Evert)
    #26 Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr.
    #31 Lois Faith Barton Runyon
    Barton, John William 'Jack' (1900-1981) & Goldia Mae Robbins (1902-1989) & Betty Colleen Barton (1922-1995) & Charles Arthur 'Charley' Runyon Jr. (1924-2005),  & Lois Faith Barton (1924-1990)
    Barton, John William "Jack" (1900-1981) & Goldia Mae Robbins (1902-1989) & Betty Colleen Barton (1922-1995) & Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon Jr. (1924-2005), & Lois Faith Barton (1924-1990)
    Group photo includes (L-R) Goldia Mae Robbins Barton & Lois Faith Barton Runyon & Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr. & John William "Jack" Barton. This picture was taken by Fredric John Forney in Clarks Hill, IN, in the 1970's. Photo came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Fredric John Forney.
    Robbins, Goldia Mae (1902-1989) & Lois Faith Barton (1924-1990) & Fredde Jo Forney (1944-2010) & Betty Colleen Barton (1922-1995) & child Hethington & child Hethington & Mary Evelyn Weatherford (1916-2005) & Edward LaRoche Hethington (1914-2002) & Charles Arthur 'Charley' Runyon, Jr. (1924-2005)
    Robbins, Goldia Mae (1902-1989) & Lois Faith Barton (1924-1990) & Fredde Jo Forney (1944-2010) & Betty Colleen Barton (1922-1995) & child Hethington & child Hethington & Mary Evelyn Weatherford (1916-2005) & Edward LaRoche Hethington (1914-2002) & Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr. (1924-2005)
    Group photo was taken in Florence, SC, Thanksgiving 1981, and came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Fredde Jo Forney Hethington and Lucius Cale “Prince Louie” "Lou" Hethington. Included (L-R) are Goldia Mae Robbins Barton & Lois Faith Barton Runyon & Fredde Jo Forney Hethington & Betty Colleen Barton Forney & child Hethington & child Hethington & Mary Evelyn Weatherford Wilson Hethington & Edward LaRoche Hethington & Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr.
    Photo came from the Robbins Collection by Donna Forney Clark.
    Runyon, Charles Arthur 'Charley', Jr. (1924-2005)
    Runyon, Charles Arthur "Charley", Jr. (1924-2005)
    Individual photo was taken in SC, in July 1997, by David R. Clark, M.D. This picture came from the Forney/ Clark Collection by Donna Forney Clark & David R. Clark, M.D.

    Documents
    Runyon, Charles Arthur 'Charley': Humanitarian Award for Charles Arthur 'Charley' Runyon (1924-2005)
    Runyon, Charles Arthur "Charley": Humanitarian Award for Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon (1924-2005)
    Gilbert H. Lynn Humanitarian Award was presented to Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon in 1995.
    Runyon, Charles Arthur 'Charley', Jr. (1924-2005): Obituary of  Charles Arthur 'Charley' Runyon, Jr. (1924-2005)
    Runyon, Charles Arthur "Charley", Jr. (1924-2005): Obituary of Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr. (1924-2005)
    Obituary came from Hippensteel Funeral Home, INC., Lafayette, IN. Also included was this information: Graveside service 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Father David Buckles officiating. Surviving are (DFC: SURVIVORS OMITTED)… and good friends Marc and Susan Lehman. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society. Hippensteel Funeral Home assisted the family.

    Headstones
    Runyon, Charles Arthur 'Charley', Jr. (1924-2005)
    Runyon, Charles Arthur "Charley", Jr. (1924-2005)
    Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon, Jr. (1924-2005); St. Mary’s Cemetery, Lafayette, Tippecanoe Co., IN. Photo was taken by David R. Clark, M.D.

    Videos
    Runyon, Charles Arthur 'Charley' Jr.: The Magic of Charley Runyon, a video of Charles Arthur 'Charley' Runyon (1924-2005) performing magic
    Runyon, Charles Arthur "Charley" Jr.: The Magic of Charley Runyon, a video of Charles Arthur "Charley" Runyon (1924-2005) performing magic
    This is a short video of Charles Runyon performing magic at a seniors' recreation center in Frankfort, Indiana, when he was approximately 75 years of age. He had been an amateur magician most of his life and often performed at orphanages and benefits. This video was recorded June 15, 2001, by Marcus "Marc" Lehmann of MagiConcept, Lebanon, Indiana. *Be sure to turn up your sound. Let us know if you have trouble viewing this video.

    Albums  * Hand-colored Album (13)

  • Notes 
    • Source:
      Betty Colleen Barton Forney:
      Name, dates, & places

      Source:
      31 January 2005
      Bill & Ginny Tislow:
      "... while in the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations during WWll, Charles was a member of the 24th Combat Mapping Squadron, which was a part of the 10th United State Army Air Force. When the war in the CBI was winding down, the 24th CMS was sent to Okinawa and became part of the 5th United States Army Air Force. At war's end, Charles returned home from Okinawa.
      Charles was a charter member of the Tecumseh Basha which was a part of the Department of Indiana China-Burma-India Veterans Association."

      Source:
      http://www.rootsweb.com/~intippec/
      Tippecanoe County, Indiana:
      Adina Dyer, Administrator:
      LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER NEWSPAPER INDEX, 1902-1952:
      Lafayette, Indiana:
      Compiled and Contributed by Joan Rodenberger:
      Marriage date

      Source:
      Donna Forney Clark:
      According to the CITY OF LAFAYETTE, INDIANA, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, 20 North 6th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901, Charles Arthur Runyon, Jr., was born in Lafayette, IN, October 13, 1924 to Charles Arthur, Sr., and Sidonia Runyon. His father was born in IL and his mother was born in IN.
      According to the ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES, Charles A. Runyon, Jr., graduated from Jefferson H.S., Lafayette, IN in 1942 (DFC June 5, 1942), entered the Army on Dec. 10, 1942, and recieved an Honorable Discharge on January 14, 1946 at the Separation Center, Camp Atterbury, IN. He served as a corporal in the 373rd Bomb Sq. (Truck driver heavy 931; marksman pistol; air offensive Japan China Offensive Central Burma India Burma). He recieved the AMERICAN THEATER RIBBON, ASIATIC-PACIFIC THEATER RIBBON W/4 BRONZE STARS, GOOD CONDUCT RIBBON, WWII VICTORY MEDAL.

      Source:
      http://www.ingenweb.org/intippecanoe/SunkesDesc.htm
      Jim Sunkes:
      Name, dates, & places
      23. Charles Arthur4 Runyon (Mary A.3 Sunkes, John2, Unknown1) was born April 09, 1899 in Chicago,IL, and died May 15, 1951 in Lafayette, IN(St Boniface). He married (1) Sidonia E. Jones March 15, 1924, daughter of Unknown Jones and Maude Harding. She was born March 19, 1905 in Lafayette, IN, and died March 02, 1937 in Lafayette, IN(St Joseph Cem). He married (2) Harriet A Rayman Aft. 1928, daughter of John Rayman and Unknown Rayman. She was born March 23, 1912 in White County,IN, and died August 24, 1946 in Lafayette, IN(St Boniface).
      More About Charles Arthur Runyon:
      Burial: May 15, 1951, Buried Lot 243 St Joseph Cemetery, 14th and Greenbush St, Lafayette, IN
      Marriage Data: 1923, Married Sidonia Jones in 1923, she died in 1937.
      Occupation: Plumber
      Residence: 1906, Came to Lafayette to begin work as a plumber.
      More About Sidonia E. Jones:
      Burial: Buried Lot 243 St Joseph Cem
      Graduation: Graduated Jefferson High School & Lafayette Business College
      Occupation: Employed at Lane Pyke Werkhoff until her illness
      Residence: Member of St Mary's Parish
      More About Harriet A Rayman:
      Burial: August 24, 1946, Lot K108 St Bonifacen Cemetery, Lafayette, IN
      Marriage Data: As trustee she was in charge of the remodeling the Labor temple
      Occupation: Was one of the first women to hold an office in the Central Labor Union.
      Religion: 1930, Came to Lafayette, was a member of St Boniface Church
      Residence: Died at Ross sanitorium, had been ill for four years
      Children of Charles Runyon and Sidonia Jones are:
      39 i. George Edward5 Runyon, born Abt. 1925.
      More About George Edward Runyon:
      Burial: Lafayette, IN (St Joseph Cemetery)
      Residence: 1951, Lived in San Gabriel,CA at time of his father's death
      40 ii. Charles Arthur Jr Runyon, born Abt. 1925 in Lafayette, IN. He married Lois Barton June 12, 1949; born Abt. 1930 in Clarks Hill ,IN.
      More About Charles Arthur Jr Runyon:
      Occupation: 1949, Plumber who worked for ACME Plumbing Co
      More About Lois Barton:
      Fact 3: Graduated Clarks Hill High School, employed in the office of the Pythian Home
      41 iii. Gordon Francis Runyon, born December 21, 1928; died March 15, 1980 in Lafayette, Indiana.
      More About Gordon Francis Runyon:
      Burial: Lafayette, Indiana(St Joseph Cemetery)
      Military service: 1950, Was a Sgt in US Air Force in Korean War
      Residence: Lot 243 St Joseph Cem

      Source:
      Award Inscription:
      Gilbert H. Lynn Humanitarian Award
      presented to
      Charles A. Runyon
      For His Dedication And
      Service To The Officers
      And Memership Of
      Plumbers and Steamfitters
      Local #157
      1995

      Source:
      Clinton County Health Department, Frankfort, IN Certificate of Death:
      Charles Arthur Runyon , Jr. died of Coronary Heart Disease




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