Born in Tennessee, he soon after moved with his family to Maryland. Chuck attended Towson High School, where he was captain of the golf team and president of the Honor Society.
After receiving a Navy scholarship, Chuck studied chemical engineering at Princeton and wrote a thesis titled “Liquid-Liquid Nucleation.” He roomed in Patton and then 1879 Hall with Charlie Eisen, Dennis Horn, and Dave Watt. He joined Cloister Inn and was a member of the Navy ROTC. Chuck was a loyal and dear friend to his roommates and to other members of his class. He was both a gentleman and a gentle man.
After graduation Chuck was in the Navy for six years, part of which he served in Adak, Alaska. Following his Navy service, he earned an MBA at Loyola College and settled in a suburb of Baltimore, where he became a group insurance agent trusted by his many clients and friends, and where he continued to work on his golf game.
Chuck is survived by his wife, Barbara; his children, James and Charles IV; his grandchildren, Heather Drevna and Jayme Rodriguez; and his great-grandchildren, Henry Drevna and Beatrice Rodriguez.