Charles Doud | Obituary

Charles O’Reilly Doud

Charles O’Reilly Doud, patriarch, husband, father, grandfather, cowboy, and friend to many, passed away in the early morning of March 18, 2021, surrounded by his wife Anne and extensive family at their residence in La Cañada, CA.
Known more affectionately by family and friends as Charlie, Chuck, Gertrude, No-Neck, Oso or nicknames not fit to print here, he was a gentle bear of a man, larger than life with a smile that welcomed all whom he met and an all-enveloping handshake that tested one’s threshold for pain and endurance.
Charlie was born in Oxnard, CA, on January 21, 1932, to parents J. Robert and Laura Doud, and grew up with siblings Jim, Geraldine, and Sally and many Doud and McGrath cousins in the Oxnard area. A gifted athlete, Charlie attended Villanova Prep in Ojai where he became an outstanding lineman and exemplary teammate.
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