Charles was born Oct. 24, 1937 in Decatur to Clinton and Mary Elizabeth Blasingame.
...In 1959, Mr. Blasingame married the former Mary Strickland and followed Arvil Boyd to Odessa and became head cashier at National Bank of Odessa.
...Arvil Boyd founded Azle State Bank in 1960 and exactly one year later, persuaded Mr. Blasingame to follow as operations officer.
...Mr Blasingame was elected a member of the board of directors in 1970, and became president of Azle State Bank in 1981.He retired in 1999 as chairman of the board.He
had always been active in all Azle civic activities.He held various offices and served as a director of the Azle Lions Club and the Junior Chamber of Commerce.He had for many years been a staunch supporter of and actively worked with the FFA of Azle High School.He was recognized for his outstanding service to the Future Farmers Organization, was chairman of the Board of Managers of the Eagle Mountain Boys & Girls Club and Jefferson's Children's Home.He
will be remembered for telling a good joke and making listeners believe it really happened.He
will be best remembered for helping others with their financial needs to build a better future.On Dec. 31, 1993, he
married the former Betty Baldwin and remained in Azle
where they enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and cooking together.He
adored and enjoyed being with his
son, Brent, and his
will be missed.Mr. Blasingame
was preceded in death by his son, Charles Todd and father, Clint Blasingame.