July 29, 1956 ~ April 15, 2021
Born in: Aurora, Colorado
Resided in: Lawrenceville, Georgia
CHARLES “Charlie” NATHAN ROUTH
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Charles “Charlie” Nathan Routh, 64, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, died April 15, 2021. He was born July 29, 1956 in Aurora, Colorado to Nathan Luther and Wilma (Jones) Routh.
Following graduation from high school, Charlie attended the Art Institute of Atlanta where he earned an Associates of Arts Degree in Commercial Photography. He was the owner of Williams, Routh & Associates Photography for 32 years. Upon retiring from the studio, he went on to obtain degrees from Shorter University, University of Georgia and the Academy of Art University. He then went on to teach photography at North Georgia Technical College, Young Harris College, and the University of North Georgia. Charlie was a life-long member of the Professional Photographers of America where he earned many distinguished awards. He was a member of Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Ray Routh. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Sissy Weeks Routh; a son, Christopher Routh and his wife Emily of Jackson, MS; a daughter, Emily Diaz and her husband Ryann, of Dacula, GA. One grandson, Johnathan Diaz; a sister, Nancy Routh of Lawrenceville, GA and a niece, Michaela Routh of Lawrenceville, GA.
The family would like to extend an invitation to celebrate Charlie’s life at 2 pm on April 25, at Bartow Jenkins Park; 800 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. The family request, in lieu of flowers, please send donations to Young Harris College, The Friends of the Arts, in memory of Charlie Routh. (https://www.yhc.edu/giving/give-now)