Charles Thomas Call, affectionately known as “Tommy” and/or “Charlie”, was born in Daviess County on December 10, 1934. Tommy/Charlie passed away peacefully at home on June 19, 2023. His parents were Archie Call and Frankie Helmandollar Call. He attended Jamesport elementary school and graduated from Tri-County High School in 1952.
Tommy/Charlie had several careers, the first being a farmer in Jamesport. He spent several years as an over-the-road truck driver before returning to school to earn his HVAC certification. He owned Charlie’s Comfort Services, a heating and air conditioning company located in Liberty.
Tommy/Charlie was an avid birdwatcher and a connoisseur of oatmeal iced cookies. He never met a person he could not be friends with, always lent a helping hand to anyone in need, and enjoyed early morning coffee time with his air conditioning buddies at McDonalds. He was involved in many activities after retirement including church groups, art classes, bird watching, movie and popcorn nights, and Sunday brunches with family.
Tommy/Charlie is survived by his daughter, Dr. Michelle Carpenter (Adrian) of Platte City; a sister, Daisy McKiddy of Jamesport; his friend and former wife, Shirley Call; a daughter-in-law, Karen Call; five grandchildren, Michael Scott Call of St. Louis, Allyson Craven-Gamero (Rafael) of Mijas, Spain, Gavin Call of Liberty, KaytAnne Carpenter (Arpan) of Olathe, KS, and Joshua Carpenter, of Liberty; and four great-grandchildren, Kaleb Call, Jayden Call, Rafael Craven-Gamero and Miguel Craven-Gamero.
Tommy/Charlie was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Maryanna Reeter; sons, Michael Dee Call and David Call; and granddaughter, Virginia Kay Call.
The family will receive friends from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Friday, June 23 at Roberson Funeral Home in Jamesport. Private burial will be held in Jamesport.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jamesport United Methodist Church in care of Roberson Funeral Home, 503 S. Broadway, Jamesport, MO 64648.
Online condolences may be left at www.robersonfuneralhome.com