Chuck Truax, 71, of Flat Rock, passed away Friday, December 3, 2010, at Elizabeth House, following a lengthy illness. A native of New Jersey, he lived in Bridgewater, NJ before moving to Henderson County in 2001. He was the son of the late Frederic and Virginia Truax, and was vice president of payroll and relocation for Met Life in New York City.
Survivors include his loving wife of twenty-one years, Patty Truax; three sons, Frederic Truax of Hackensac, NJ, Peter Truax and his wife Candace of Ramsey, NJ, Thomas Truax and his wife Kelly of Round Rock, TX; a sister, Joan Avioli of Kiawah Island, SC; five grandchildren, Samantha, Jennifer, Ryan, Kyle and Madeline; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.