Betancourt, Charles

Charles Cuellar Betancourt

October 22, 1949 - March 9, 2019

Charles Cuellar Betancourt, age 69, of The Colony, Texas passed away on March 9, 2019 in Carrollton, Texas. He was born on October 22, 1949 to Leonor (Cuellar) and Elias Sanchez Betancourt in Dallas, Texas. On May 6, 1972, Charles married Rebecca Lynn Hendrickson in Dallas, Texas.  

Charles is survived by his wife of 46 years, Rebecca Betancourt; two children, Leigh Ann Hampton and her husband, Michael, Kelly Vogeler and her husband, Nick; four grandchildren, Benjamin and Evan Hampton, Audrey and Weston Vogeler; mother, Nora Betancourt; three sisters, Nora Ann Alamanza, Irene Wells and Denise Betancourt; two brothers, Peter Betancourt and Tito Betancourt. 

Charles was preceded in death by his father, Elias Sanchez Betancourt; grandparents, Martina and Carlos Betancourt, Carolina and Pedro Cuellar.  

A Memorial Service will be held at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 8520 Main Street, Frisco, Texas 75033, on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 2:00 PM. A private inurnment will be held at Ridgeview West Memorial Park.  

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association,, in Charles Betancourt’s honor.

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Charlie inspired me in high school with his spirit and energy. We will miss him, and we send our condolences to his family. Jim and Shirley Harrison, October 7, 2019 I am truly sorry to learn of the loss of Charles. My thoughts are with all of his family. Barry, May 31, 2019 To Irene, Nora, Nora Ann, Denise, Peter and Tito, Becky, Leigh Ann, Kelly and family, I'm so sorry to hear about Charles passing. I know he's in Heaven with that BIG Betancourt smile infecting everyone with his energy. May God hold you in His hand and give you comfort and peace. Lynne Sprugel, March 23, 2019 My deepest sympathies to the Betancourt family. Cynthia Flores Anderson, March 15, 2019 I remember Charles from the early days of The Colony as he and Becky were our neighbors. He was a great guy and they were great neighbors. Deepest condolences to the Family in this most difficult time. Jim Ranes, March 15, 2019 On behalf of the Cerda family our deepest condolences to the Betancourt family and Charles wife's family. Yes, that smile was his trade mark. My brother, Ernest and I knew Charlie when we were being raised through the church at Harry Hines Methodist Church. May God bless your families with peace and comfort. Amen art cerda, March 15, 2019 I knew Charlie from our years at Sudie Williams Elementary, then Rusk Jr. High and Thomas Jefferson High School. We played on the same football teams from 4th grade YMCA ball till our Senior Year at TJ. He always had a great disposition and wonderful smile. Charlie was just a very nice person.
Richard Myers, March 15, 2019 Praying that you all will be surrounded by His comforting love and filled with the peace only He can give. Charles gave his love, and supported all his Pastors of Emanuel United Methodist Church of The Rio Grande Conference. And the Rio Grande Conference Methodist Men. Charles, you will be missed by your family, and friends.
Susie Ponce, March 13, 2019 To my Betancourt brothers and sisters: Please know we hold you close in heart, mind, and prayer. We especially pray peacec and comfort to your spirits and assurance that God’s promises are real. We have fond memories of Charlie; his smile, his humor and his singing. His work with The United Methodist Men, too! God bless you all! Rev. Ella, AJ and Diego
Rev. Ella Luna-Garza, March 12, 2019 Lydia and I sent our condolences to Nora and the Betancourt family for the sudden passing of Charlie. May God and his heavenly family receive him with open arms. Charlie may you rest in peace now.
Randall & Lydia Umana, March 11, 2019 Primo! You were always a joy to visit with when we would go to Dallas. I remember the last time we visited. The look on your face was timeless, when I told you how my parents met because of yours and how we were related from both ends. We will miss you dearly, but very blessed to have had you within our lives. Love to you and the rest of the family always.
Margarita Perez Jackson, March 11, 2019 Becky, LeighAnn, Kelly & the rest of the Betancourt family. I am so sorry for y'all's loss. I will remember Charlie with lots of smiles. He was such a great man, I am just sorry he suffered that horrible disease. You are all in my Thoughts & Prayers. MONICA CARRILLO, March 11, 2019 Aunt Becky, LeighAnn, and Kelly: It’s times like these that make living so far away, so difficult. I’ll always remember the “Prankster” better known as “Uncle Charlie”. Many, many Thanksgivings and Christmases were spent at y’all’s house, and Easters at Grandma and Grandpa Hendrickson‘s. He was always the one with the jokes, his eyes would crinkle as he burst out with his manly, yet giggly laughter. Oh the memories!! While I’m so sorry for your loss, I do hope you all take some comfort in knowing that he is finally whole, and healed, resting at The Master’s feet, until you meet again. Anthony, Jada, Layne & Greyson
Jada Love, March 11, 2019 Always a smile. Terry Hendrickson , March 11, 2019 Deepest sympathies for all of you. Charlie was a wonderful person always with a smile and a mischievous twinkle in his eye. I feel honored to call him family. Kay Hendrickson, March 11, 2019 All our prayers and blessings go out to the family of Charles. He was a wonderful friend and will sorely be missed. Will remember the wonderful memories. Betty & Victor Diodato, March 11, 2019 Gilbert and I send our condolences to all of Charlie's familia. We know Charlie is at peace with our God. Gilbert and Hopie Guerrero
Hope Guerrero, March 11, 2019