Charles “Chuck” Albro Jr. of College Place passed away at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane on March 6, 2013. He was 48 years old.
Chuck was born in Fort Benning, Ga., to Charles S . and Murlene J. (Collins) Albro. Chuck grew up moving around the world with his military family. Gathering many friends along the way. He was a beloved son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend. He was loved by many and will be deeply missed.
Chuck graduated in 1984 from Cheyenne East High School, where he participated in track and football and earned the honor of playing in the WY Shrine Bowl.
After high school, Chuck moved to Washington and Oregon, where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, cooking, coaching high school track and football, volunteering with Special Olympics and spending time with his family and friends.
Chuck was preceded in death by his father, Charley Albro; his grandparents, Jim and Marcella Albro and Latrell and Gwen Collins. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Murlene and Darius Albro-Young; his sisters, Charlene (Kevin) Surber and Kristin (Ricky) Thomas; step-brothers, Joel and Chris Young; his nephews, Dylan Hutchins, Wesley Surber, Cameron and Andrew Gambill; and his niece, Nathasha Surber. Although Chuck did not have children of his own he had step-children he loved, including three he remained close to and held very dear to his heart, Jason Hungerford, Jeremy Hungerford and Jodi (Hungerford) Tallman and their families.
A celebration of life is planned for Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Eagle Meadows Assisted Living, 550 E. Whitman, in College Place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Providence Health Care Foundation, Transplant Program, 101 W 8th Ave, Spokane WA 99204-2364