Charles T. Tallent, 83, of Beaumont, died Thursday, Dec. 30, at Harbor Hospice House in Beaumont.

Cremation arrangements were entrusted with Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Memorial services were held on Sunday, Jan. 2, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Beaumont.

Born on July 30, 1927 and a native of Franklin, N.C., he has lived in Beaumont for 33 years, and was a construction superintendent. He served his country in the United States Army/Air Force during WWII.

Charles was preceded in death by his second wife Alta Hallen Atherton Tallent.

He is survived by his sons Stephen Greg Tallent and wife Alice of Johnson City, Tenn.; Eric Tallent and wife Dianne of Huntsville, Ala.; step-son Steve Atherton and wife Becky of Vidor; first wife Edith McDowell of Franklin, N.C.; five grandchildren: David Tallent and wife Ginny, Emily Tallent, Will Tallent, Andre Lee and husband Michael, and Bradley Atherton; and five great grandchildren: Samuel Tallent, Caleb Tallent, Matthew Tallent, Myah and Bronson Lee.