Charles Lane Winham was born in Houston, TX to his mother Ipha Mae Culbertson and his father Charles Winham Sr.
The family moved to California while Charles was a child, and settled in Sacramento, Calif. where he attended grammar school through high school.
Upon high school graduation, Charles joined the armed forces and served in the Navy for four years during the Korean War.
Charles married JoAnne Dulany while serving in the Navy, and upon discharge the pair moved to Capitola where they had three children.
Charlies is survived by his three children, Joan Lorrie Speckert, Jan Linda Winham and Jeffery Lane Winham. He is also survived by his three grandchildren, Sean Gavin Speckert, Corinne Elizabeth Speckert and Kyle Dylan Winham.
Charles leaves behind his sister, and only sibling, Charlotte Lorberbaum, many nieces and nephews, and his favorite pooch, Eddie.
On Tuesday, Jan. 14, a small memorial was held for Charles at his daughter Joan’s home, and was attended by family and friends.