Charles Tillman Youngblood entered into eternal rest at home on May 21, 2013 in Marianna.

Born on Oct. 11, 1926, he was an only child, born in Rodney, Miss., growing up on a small family farm near there. He was a World War veteran serving with the US Army in the Pacific from Jan. 5, 1945 to May 2, 1947.

 He was blessed with 18 grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren.

Charles spent the majority of his working life working in the oil fields of southern Louisiana, also spending time in Ecuador and Columbia. He was a loved and active member of church families at Lighthouse Community Church in Marianna and Deliverance Tabernacle in Eastpoint.

He was predeceased by his father and mother, Jacob Swayze and Essie Belle Youngblood, and Reo Celestia Youngblood, the mother of his children, Gary(Karla), Byron(Dianne), Marshall(Vicky), Alan, and Ray(Michelle).

He is also survived by his wife, Evelyn M. Youngblood, and her children, Polly (Gene), Martha(Larry), Marlene (Joe), Louise, James (Connie), Michael, and Mitchell.

Viewing will open at noon Thursday, May 23 with service to begin at 1 p.m. at Deliverance Tabernacle in Eastpoint. Burial will take place at Eastpoint Cemetery. Comforter Funeral Home, Port St. Joe, in charge of arrangements.