July 22, 2020 447 PM
Charles “Chuck” Rudder, 54, from Alpine, Texas, passed away unexpectedly on June 29, 2020. Chuck was born and raised in Alpine. He lived most of his life there and loved to spend most of his time down south. He was a hard worker and loved his job at the McDonald Observatory, where he worked for many years. Chuck is preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Gracie (Nell) Rudder, and one brother, Bill Witcher. Chuck is survived by his wife Shari; two stepdaughters, Monica Skinner and husband Thomas, and Tasha Carrasco; four grandchildren; two sisters, Gail Turner and Lea Anne Rudder; three brothers, Joe Rudder and wife Cathy, twin brother Lloyd Rudder, and David Rudder; and many nieces and nephews he loved very much. There will be a memorial honoring Chuck at a later date.