FC: Claude Ray Churchwell III 60 Years of Memories
1: A man's life cannot be summed up into words but only captured through the memories of all the many experiences and blessings that he has had. Claude Ray Churchwell III We hope that this is a glimpse into some of the great things that you have done and the lives that you have touched.
3: Happy 60th Birthday Thank you for the strength, commitment and love you have given us all.
4: Where it all began
6: These are two dangerous cowboys. Stick em' up mister.
7: Seventh birthday party. It was his first school party. | Chuck's first bicylce.
8: Above: The Churchwell family in Kermit at the sand hills - 1951 Left: Pensicola Beach, Florida on July 27th, 1956
9: Chuck is helping his Dad change a tire. The flat was durnig 3,000 mile drive to Paris Island, SC | Claude Ray Jr. showing off a big catch to his boys.
10: Chuck followed in his father's footsteps with an early love for the game of baseball.
13: The benefits of the Boy Scouts were instilled in Chuck at a young age. He goes on to give back and serve as an Assistant Scout Master for Troup 112 in San Marcos, Texas.
14: High School Sophmore | High School Junior
15: Chuck went to Luling High School and graduated in 1966
16: Chuck attended Southwest Texas State College in San Marcos, Texas and earned a Bachelors of Arts in Accounting. This makes Chuck the first in his family to have earned a college degree.
17: 1967 Southwest Texas State University Golf Team
18: Chuck met Sherry when he was 17 and she was 15 years old. They were married in 1969 when he was 21 and she was 19.
19: They were married at the First Christian Church in Luling, Texas. They honeymooned in Corpus Christi, Texas.
20: Shay Lynne was born on July 5th 1972
21: then Chad was born on August 7th 1974
22: The early years
23: "Thank you Jesus for our family..." Church Family Portrait First Christian Church, San Marcos, TX
24: country living... | 4900 Lime Kiln Rd
25: The outdoors is where he prefered to be. camping, farming, ranching, skipping rocks, and caring for the animals.
26: Running became a family affair
27: the runner the coach the motivator
28: 1984 Las Colonias Marathon
31: Spending time with family and friends
32: 40th Birthday Party
34: TCB Golf Outing Austin Country Club with Former President Gerald Ford
38: 1992 Trip to Holy Land
40: Mount of Beatitudes is where it is thought that Jesus gave the "Sermon on the Mount". | Jesus taught Mark 1:21 and John 6:59 in Capernaum
42: Master Chef | leaving for Germany
44: Life long golf partner | Straightaway there Chuck
45: Golf with Lee Trevino
47: TEXAS COWBOY | Just Another Day at the McCoy Ranch
48: After surviving 3 Grand Canyon trips, Chuck is an expert at riding the rapids of the Colorado River.
49: Chuck has started at Lee's Ferry and experienced the river all the way to Lake Mead. | He has also made the hike all the way out at Phantom Ranch.
51: The Colorado River averages 42 degrees year around.
53: Getting out of the canyon was always the hardest task.
54: Chuck is one of the McCoy corporate family and is a permenant fixture in its history.
55: Chuck started at McCoys in 1970 at the age of 23. His career positions include: Admin Assistant to the General Manager (Austin, Brazoria); Purchasing (Galveston); Personel Manager; Advertising Manager; Accounting Manager; Vice President and Comptroller; and Vice President and Cheif Financial Officer. He is currently the Executive Vice President. Chuck is the most tenured emplyee at McCoys, which showcases his loyal character.
56: Chuck celebrates 30 years with McCoys Building Supply Company.
57: Galveston Texas is a fitting place to celebrate chuck's 30 years since his first office position was in the Galveston headquarters.
58: Shay and Chad also worked for McCoys
59: The McCoy office in San Marcos. The early years. | Ground breaking for the new McCoys headquarters in San Marcos
60: Shay and Chuck spent quality time while bike riding to help cure cancer.
61: A little rest and relaxation in Maui, HI while visiting Chad and Molly.
62: An amazing celebration of commitment and love shared between Chuck and Sherry
63: The second time around is pure bliss
64: Charity Event in Georgia Coaches from UT, A&M, and Texas Tech are represented
65: Go Longhorns! Chuck and Joe spend the day with Mac Brown.
67: Jordyn was born on April 4th 2002. She loves here Papa very much.
69: Natalie and Nicole were born on March 20th 2006.
70: What special blessings for Papa.
71: The family gathered at Joe and Shay's first house. We had a dancing showcase from Jordyn later that night.
72: Home is where your Family is
75: Madilyn Jennings Churchwell was born on January 23rd 2008
78: Chuck's closest friends and family arived from all over Texas to honor his special day.
79: Brian McCoy and Nancy Rodriguez can really throw a party!
80: Special words were given to Chuck from the bottom of their hearts (opposite page)