Dedicated to Friends, Past and Present
? - November 2, 2014
Charlie Wilson passed away last night following a lengthy illness and battle with pneumonia. He and his wife lived beside the Luthersville Airport runway in a custom home and hangar they built and loved. Charlie retired from Northwest Airlines in 1992 flying the DC10 based in Boston. He served as a pilot for Northwest for 32 years flying the DC3, Martin 404, DC9 and DC10. Prior to being hired with Southern Airways in 1960, Charlie instructed for the Army in L19s having served both in Japan and the US. He had recently completed restoring a 1930s vintage aircraft and was a member of the Atlanta Quiet Birdman Hangar where he severed as the Hangar's Governor for many years. Services will be held at 2:00 pm, November 8, at Newnan First Methodist Church, 33 Greenville Street, Newnan, GA, 30263. A visitation reception with the family will immediately follow the service in the Fellowship Hall.