Charles M. Masburn, Jr. ’40

Charles M. Mashburn, Jr. ’40 of Atlanta, Ga., died October 23, 2005. He was a graduate of Darlington School in Rome, Ga. and Davidson, graduating cum laude. Two days after graduating from Davidson he joined Delta Air Lines where he remained for forty-five years, retiring in 1985 with the title of staff manager for marketing. He was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church, serving as an elder for many years. He was a veteran of World War II and participated in the battle of Sicily and Anzio. He was wounded three times and received a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart with two clusters. He is survived by his wife of fifty-six years, Sybil Moore Mashburn, 1822 Bedfordshire Dr., Decatur, Ga. 30033; his daughter, Nancy Mashburn-Reilley; grandson, Christopher Mashburn; and son-in-law Michael Reilley.