Charles Hess Starn, 95, passed away on August 28, 2013 in Tallahassee, FL. Born October 26, 1917, he was the son of the late Charles and Sophie Starn and husband of the late Florence Starn. He loved his family and enjoyed farming, and operating his Ham Radio. His greatest accomplishments included holding several U.S. patents and communicating with Admiral Byrd in the South Pole.
He is survived by his daughters, Arlene Cotton, Florence Allen, Lillian Starn, Nancy Johnson, Patty Wetherington, and Kay Cappar; a son, Charles Starn; siblings, Margaret Grace Corccoran, Frederick Starn, Stanley Starn, Wesley Starn, Harry Starn, CathLeen FitzGerald, Lillian Hampton, Esther Christensen, Paul Robert Starn, and Elizabeth Rittenhouse; fourteen grandchildren; and sixteen great-grandchildren.
Services and interment will be private.
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