Charlie Thunell, 89, sits on the bed he shared with his bride of 60 years; Kathleen, (pictured), who died eight years ago at the age of 86. They had a great marriage and Charlie loved her very much and never wants to marry again. He prefers instead to go out, socializing and enjoying the company of women.
Charlie Thunell, 89, glances at his female classmates, while participating in a water aerobics class at Oak Marr Pool in Oakton, Va. He is frequently the only male in the class.
Charlie Thunell, 89, lives with his son and daughter-in-law. When they went out of town, he had a party. He greets a female visitor at his front door during the summer party.
Charlie Thunell, 89, is greeted by l-r, Ms. Senior America 1999/2000, Joyce Reilly Clautice, and Ms. Virginia Senior America 1996, Pinky O'Neil at the Ms. Senior Virginia pagent in Fairfax, Va. He enjoyed the program and went backstage to meet the beauty queens after the show.
Charlie Thunell, 89, middle, performs at a nursing home in McLean, Va. with the Merry Makers, a group of seniors who perform song and dance routines at local Virginia senior centers, nursing homes and community centers.
Clairice Karnette, 81, looks to Charlie Thunell, 89, for help with her music during a Merry Makers rehearsal at Thomas Jefferson Community Center in Arlington, Va.
Charlie Thunell, 89, gets handsome and pats on aftershave at his home in Oakton in preparation for a Saint Patrick's Day dance at the Elks Lodge in Fairfax, Va.
Charlie Thunell, 89, grabs his coat and gets his hat, leaving his worries on the doorstep and steps out for a night on the town with his favorite lady.
Always the life of the party, Charlie Thunell, 85, middle, flirts with two ladies at his widow and widowers group that meets once a month for pot luck dinner parties. He meets lots of ladies there.
Charlie Thunell, 89, shares a tender moment with his date, Pat Cadwallader, 76, on the couch during a visit to the townhouse that Charlie shares with his son and daughter-in-law in Centerville, Va. His son was out of town.