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Charles ‘Chuck’ O. Olsen, 87, 10-year Norfolk Yacht & Country Club dock master

Charles "Chuck" O. Olsen
Charles “Chuck” O. Olsen

Charles “Chuck” O. Olsen, of Virginia Beach, died Nov. 14, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. He was 87.

Chuck was born on March 28, 1928, son of the late Odin Olsen and Ethel Costick, in Brooklyn, New York. Chuck (Olie) faithfully served 20 years in the U.S. Navy with the Amphibious Assault Group stationed at Little Creek, Norfolk. After retirement from the Navy, he was the manager at Club 57 Little Creek Base and then later employed 10 years as dock master for Norfolk Yacht & Country Club.

Charles is survived by his daughters, Carla Carpenter and Kathryn Costanza; two sons, Charles O. Olsen Jr. and Michael Olsen; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and several grandnieces and nephews.

Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Marina R. Olsen and daughter, Sharon R. Jackson.

Chuck was an active golfer and swimmer and was a fishing and boating enthusiast. He was a long-term member of the VA Beach Parks and Recreation Centers.

Family will receive friends at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 5345 Virginia Beach Blvd., followed by a funeral service at noon with Fr. Cristiano Brito officiating.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Altmeyer Funeral Home.

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