FRONTENAC -- Charles J. McMullin, 89, died March 24, 2007, at Mari De Villa Retirement Center in Town and Country. He was a retired lawyer and a longtime resident of Frontenac.
Born in Sikeston, he played football at Sikeston High School and was awarded the Eagle Scout badge. He earned his undergraduate degree in 1939 and his law degree in 1941, both from the University of Missouri-Columbia where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and editor of the Law Review.
From 1942 to 1946, he served as a legal officer and lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. He then was an attorney for the Boatmen's Bank trust department for 23 years. He went into private practice and was a trial attorney from 1969 until his retirement in 2000.
During the 1970s, he served two terms as a Frontenac alderman. An antique enthusiast, he was a member of the Horseless Carriage Club and owned a 1917 Dodge, 1960 Cadillac limousine and 1976 Cadillac convertible. He was a licensed commercial aviator and private pilot.
He was a member of the Clayton Rotary Club, Creve Coeur Racquet Club, Mercantile Library, Mizzou Quarterback Club and Missouri Athletic Club.
In 1957, he married the former Carolyn Quayle of Hibbing, Minn., who preceded him in death in 2002.
Survivors include: one daughter, Dr. Carol McMullin of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two sons, Dr. Charles J. McMullin of Osage Beach and James McMullin of St. Louis; and six grandchildren.
A memorial service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Salem in Ladue United Methodist Church, 1200 South Lindbergh Boulevard.
Interment was private.
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may be made to:
The Alzheimer's Association
9374 Olive Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63132