Charles Edward Fleming

Charles Edward Fleming, 84, passed away on March 10, 2024, at home, in Houston, TX. He was born on July 7, 1939, in Shreveport, LA. Ed is survived by his wife Mickey Messmer Fleming; daughter Dee Fleming Ruiz (Jorge); sons Charles Edward Fleming, Jr. (Debby) and Stephen H. Fleming (Melissa); grandchildren, Ashley Tropea (Anthony), Maggie Dougherty (Angelo), Jessi Fleming, Charlie Fleming (Bri), Kristen Wymyczak (Cody), Mark Fleming (Ashley), Br. Dominic Mary, CFR and Paige Fleming; great grandchildren Peyton, Xavier, Luca, Gianna, Alina, Amelia, Aria, Colton, Kade, Cooper and Kaysey; brother-in-law H. M. Messmer (Marcia), sister-in-law Toni Costanza (Carl) and sister-in-law Theresa Thomas and numerous family members and friends.

Ed is preceded in death by his parents Floy Mae Boswell and Richard L. Fleming, Sr.; sister Phyllis Rhunke (Herb); brother, Richard Fleming, Jr. (Joanne); sister-in-law Ellen LeBlanc (Dut, Charlie) and brother-in-law Roger Thomas.

Ed worked as a salesman and later retired as a Deputy Constable. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #4577. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was a proud father, grandfather, great grandfather and uncle. Ed was Mickey’s best friend and love of her life. They were married for 62 years.

On Friday, March 22, 2024, there will a Rosary recited at 10:00 am followed by Mass of Christian burial at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 15500 El Camino Real, Houston TX 77062. Immediately following, all are invited to greet the family during a reception in the parish Life Center. In lieu of flowers those wishing to make a memorial donation in Ed’s memory may do so to Christian Action or Helping Hands at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 15500 El Camino Real, Houston TX 77062.


  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!

    Ed and Lisa Sullivan
    • Thank you Lisa and Ed. Your thoughtfulness is appreciated💖MICKEY

      Mickey Fleming
  2. Ed’s laugh and his smile, always will be remembered. Rest in peace, good man.

    Pat Lassen Baumann
    • Pat, thank you dear friend. Ed did have a contagious laugh, and had many good
      times with you and David and Louie. Love and hugs, Mickey

      Mickey Fleming
  3. Rest In Peace My Friend. Prayers for your family during this time.

    • Thank you Butch. Appreciate your prayers. Sincerely, Mickey

      Mickey Fleming
  4. To one of my dearest friends Ed, It was an honor to have worked alongside you during our time as peace officers and to have known you in this life. My wife Amanda and I send our thoughts and prayers to your family during this time. Rest in peace.

    James resendez
    • Thank you so much James and Amanda. Ed always thought good things and having good memories with you. Sincerely, Mickey

      Mickey Fleming
  5. Learned a lot from you “Old Timer”
    That’s what the young guys I work with now call me!
    You will be missed, but not forgotten.🙏

    Steve Howell
    • Steve, Ed loved being with all you young guys. The duck picture you gave Ed is in his office- I would like to give it back to you somehow. Thank you for your condolences. Sincerely, Mickey

      Mickey Fleming
      • Thanks Mickey, my daughter still lives real close to you, the next time we visit I’ll reach out to you. Looking forward to seeing you soon, take care.

        Steve Howell
        • Please do. I will look forward to that. Thanks, Mickey

          Mickey Fleming
  6. Mickey, Bill and I send our love to you and your family. His laughter and love will hold you together, now and always. Lynn

    Lynn McCue
    • Thank you Lynn. Appreciate your words of comfort. Hugs, Mickey

      Mickey Fleming
  7. Mickey, It was a pleasure counting collection money with you and Ed at St Bernadette’s Church.

    Jim Pawlowski
    • Thank you Jim. That was a happy memory. Sincerely, Mickeyg

      Mickey Fleming
  8. My sincere sympathy and prayers go out to the family of Charles Fleming.

    William Manha
  9. Thank you so much. Sincerely, Mickey

    Mickey Fleming
  10. KiKi:
    Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Joe and I offer you our heartfelt support and friendship during this difficult time. We are praying for God to provide comfort and peace for you and your family.

    17 The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. 18 The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. 19 The righteous person may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers him from them all. (Psalms 34:17-19)

    Joe and Carolyn Garza
    • Thank you for your thoughts and condolences. I read this after Ed’s funeral.
      I do appreciate you coming to celebrate my hubby’s life. Hugs to both of you, Mickey

      Mickey Fleming

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