They have followed the team to the national tournament in years past, the most enjoyable when WC played in Tyler and reached the semifinals in the late 1990’s.
The couple was not able to make the trip to Salina, Kan. this year for the national tourney, but followed the Lady Coyotes in spirit and kept a close watch as they went 1-1 and threw a scare into the eventual national champion, Trinity Valley.
Charlie considers himself blessed. He says he’s been fortunate to know what and who he loves, and to have been able to squeeze every ounce of enjoyment out of it all.
“I have been very, very fortunate,” he said. “If I ever did it over again, I’d just want to do even more.”