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“Beautiful summary of a life well-lived. I remember Mr. and Mrs. Tighe graciously hosted a pack of college kids from Rice at their home when we...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Cindy McCabe - Arden, NC

“Condolences to the Tighe family. Mr. Tighe was an outstanding person, professional, and friend. I worked closely with Mr. Tighe on numerous cases...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: John Urby - Chief of Police, Retired - TX

“Steven, I am so sorry for your loss and send my prayers to you and your family. May he rest in peace. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Beth Rodgers Murphy - Stafford, VA

“Our whole family loved fishing with Charlie in Alaska. He will always be remembered for his kind, easy going and very competitive nature. Much love...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: John Draths - Beaumont, TX

“The Tighe family has been close to the Moody family ever since Rush and Charlie both attended Rice, went to law school at UT, worked at Baker Botts...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Morgan Moody - Houston, TX

“A fine and decent human being has left this earth and through his countless actions, left it a better place. His legacy, as personified by his family...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Ricardo Torres - Midland, TX

“God bless your family in this time of great sorrow. My prayers are with you. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Mrs. Kingdon R. Hughes - Dallas, TX

“Our thoughts, prayers and fond memories go out to the Tighe family during this time. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Kyle Smith - Fort Worth, TX

“Thank you for joining Sam Houston in the education of children. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Kandy Bolding - Midland, TX

“So sad to read of this loss for this wonderful family. He was a fine respected man. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Rose Brigham Klepfer - TX

“Will miss you sir. You became a friend that I will always cherish. Rest with God for you have finished your race. Prayers for all during your home...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Bob Lester - Midland, TX


Charles was born on February 2, 1928 and passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018.

Charles was a resident of Texas at the time of passing.

He attended Lanier Middle School, and graduated from Lamar High School in 1945 where he served as Senior Class treasurer, a member of the Arrowhead Honor Society and played varsity basketball.

After graduation, he spent 18 months in the US Navy where he served in the Philippines and witnessed their independence from Japan.

A memorial service for Charlie will be held on Monday, January 15, 2018, at 11:00 am at Christ Church Anglican (5501 North Midkiff Road, Midland, Texas 79705).

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of your choice or the Tighe Family Foundation, which is part of the Permian Basin Area Foundation.

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