Chuck Henke entered his earthly and mortal life on May 14,1951 in Guthrie, Oklahoma. He was the son of Carl Rudolph Henke and Norma Leah Bodinsteiner Henke. He passed to his spiritual and Heavenly Home on October 31, 2020 at 69 years of age. Along with his older sister, Carla, he was brought up in a faith based home and confirmed in the Christian faith at Zion Lutheran Church in Guthrie, Oklahoma on April 11, 1965. He was also blessed by growing up in Guthrie during the best of times; the 1950’s and 1960’s. Chuck attended Guthrie public schools graduating from Guthrie High School in 1969. Soon after graduation he joined the United States Marine Corps. He was a veteran having served in The Vietnam War. After his discharge from the Marine Corps, his work and career path took him in many directions. He worked for Oklahoma Gas and Electric “OG&E,” Ditch Witch, and in the petroleum industry. His time spent working in the oil fields was possibly his favorite with stories and tall tales of high adventures. This took him to exciting new places such as Wyoming and other locations. Chuck also worked and traveled with his uncle, Doc Henke, on custom wheat harvest ventures. He enjoyed reading history especially literature on the Civil War.