W. Charles Webster
W. Charles Webster, 89, of Little Rock, died May 23, 2005. He was born March
28, 1916 in Hardy, Nebraska, the son of William H. and Grace Webster, and
graduated from Lincoln Nebraska High School. He attended the University of
Nebraska and graduated from the Arkansas Law School in Little Rock. He served
three years in the Nebraska National Guard and five years in the United States
Army. He was a court reporter for the Second Division of the Pulaski County
Circuit Court from 1947 to 1959, when he resigned to accept employment in the
office of the Little Rock Scottish Rite Bodies. In 1984, he retired after 26
years as office manager for the Little Rock Scottish Rite Bodies.
A 33rd degree mason, he was a past master of the Arkansas Research Lodge No
739, Cathedral Lodge No 757, and Trinity Lodge No 694, all of Little Rock. Other
lodge affiliations included Brady Lodge No 753, Union Chapter No 2, Occidental
Council #1, Hugh de Payens Commandery and Bendemeer Grotto in Little Rock, a 72
year DeMolay and an active Legion of Honor recipient.
He played in the Lincoln, Nebraska Symphony Orchestra and City Concert Band,
Little Rock Symphony, Little Rock Concert Summer Band, Pine Bluff Community
Concert Band, North Little Rock Community Concert Band, Scimitar Shrine Band and
the Sonny Land Dance Band.
He joined the First Methodist Church of Little Rock in 1947, where he served
27 years as secretary of the Administrative Board.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Elizabeth Thomas Webster; a daughter
and son-in-law, Ruth and Larry Howell of Dallas, TX; two grandchildren, David
and Sarah Howell, and six nieces and nephews.
Masonic Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, in
Pinecrest Memorial Park conducted by Brady Lodge No 753. Arrangements by Ruebel
Funeral Home, www.ruebelfuneralhome.com.
- Ruth, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
- My thoughts and prayers are with you.
- May The Lord Give You Peace. I will be praying for you.
- Our prayers are with you during this time.
David and Dalia Sanders and Family
- To Ruth Howell and Family, I know this is a very difficult time in your
life and there is nothing I can say that will take the pain away. However, I
want you to know that I am praying that God will be with you, comfort you,
and give you peace during this time. If there is anything I can do for you,
please let me know.
- My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.
- Ruth, My thoughts are with you during this time. Although I cannot be
there in person, please know you and your family are in my prayers.
- Ruth and Family: I pray you are feeling the loving embrace of our Heavenly
Father during this very difficult time. God bless you as you rest in the
comfort of His arms.
- Ruth, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. You are in my
prayers. Take care.
- My condolences for your loss and may God be with you and your family in
your time of need.
Athena Baumann & Family
- Ruth, My thoughts and prayers are with you in loss of your father.
- Dear Ruth, We are very sorry to hear of your father's passing. Please
accept our deepest sympathy . Our Prayers are with you and your family.
Guy Graugnard & Family
Sugar Land, Texas
- Aunt Bee and Ruth, I am thinking of you in this trying time. I hope time
will ease some of the pain. I plan to get together with both of you in the
Marjorie W. Terhune
- Sorry we could not be with you. Hope all is well and we will see you soon.
Jerry, Marty and Lois Wall
Oak Ridge, Tennessee