May 21, 1928 — Aug. 21, 2013
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Captain Charles D. McIntosh, USNR (Ret.) of Placerville, Calif., passed away on Aug. 21, 2013. Mac was born on May 21, 1928, in Atlanta, Ga., to Charles Duncan and Mamilu Hughs McIntosh. He graduated high school from Georgia Military Academy in 1945, then attended the Georgia Institute of Technology from 1945 to 1947. He won the principal appointment to the United States Naval Academy in the Georgia competitive examination and was sworn in as a midshipman on June 13, 1947. He was on active duty during the Korean War and served 20 years in the Naval Reserve.
He was married to Roswitha Leuthold in 1956, with whom he had two daughters. In 1972 he married Frieda Harding and they lived in Pacific Palisades, Calif., where Charles had a long career in advertising. He wrote and published many articles and short stories as well as four novels and a play that won a national award and was produced twice. Charles and Frieda moved to South Lake Tahoe in 1986, where they owned and operated the Lumbleau Real Estate license training school until retiring and moving to Placerville in 2007.
Mr. McIntosh is survived by his loving wife, Frieda; daughters, Mimi (Charles Stuart) and Alison (Craig Poulsen); stepchildren, Jeffrey Dillman and Pamela (Chris Haskell); and nine grandchildren.
Services will be private, with inurnment to be held at a later date at the United States Naval Academy in Anapolis, Md. In lieu of flowers donation may be made in his name to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454. Alexandria, VA 22313.