We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Waco Memorial Funeral Home
Carlos (Charles) Guajardo of Waco, TX, formerly of Modesto, CA.
Charles passed away October 5, 2021. He was born in Pflugerville, TX to parents Enrique & Victoria Guajardo. Charles joined the United States Army at age 18 to serve his country. He was stationed in Germany during the Korean War as a Staff Sergeant. Immediately after his Honorable Discharge, Charles set his sights on California, where he met and married his wife. Together they raised 6 beautiful children.
Charles is preceded in death by his parents and brothers Gilbert and Richard. He is survived by his wife Lourdes and children Sonia Belo (Emanuel); Hector Guajardo (Catalina); Alma Rudi (Jim); Patricia Farmer (Mike); Xavier Guajardo & Charles Guajardo (Veronica); 14 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, Brother Tony and Sister Elisa.
In the mid-90s Charles made the decision to go back to his original home state and settled in Waco, TX. In his later years, travelling, visits with family, coffee & lunches with fellow veterans, and listening to country music were some of the events he enjoyed.
Arrangements are underway for a private Catholic mass and burial in Waco, Texas.