Mr. and Mrs. C. Eyre Retired from NSA

November 10, 1990

Memorial services for Charles A. Eyre, and his wife, Helen E. Eyre, both retired National Security Agency employees, will be held at 11 a.m. today at St. James Episcopal Church, 3100 Monkton Road, Monkton.

Mr. Eyre, who was 68, died Oct. 14 of cancer at a hospital in St. Augustine, Fla. Mrs. Eyre, who was 65, died April 30, 1988, in Ormond Beach, Fla., of complications to diabetes. They lived in Palm Coast, Fla., after their retirement in 1982.

They went to work for the NSA after he retired in 1968 from active duty in the Army, which he had entered during World War II. He was a procurement agent for the NSA. They worked both at Fort Meade and in England.

He remained in the Army Reserve until 1982, when he retired with the rank of sergeant major.

Mr. Eyre, a Cumberland native, earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland while stationed in England with the NSA.

He became active in the Lions Club in Palm Coast and received its Melvin Jones Award for Humanitarian Service.

His wife of 44 years, the former Helen E. Foster, was a native of Baltimore and a graduate of Western High School.

They are survived by two daughters, Sharyn Thomas of Baltimore and Jan Metzner of Bel Air; and a grandson.

Mr. Eyre also is survived by a brother, Harry Eyre of Akron, Ohio, and a sister, Avonne Keller of New York.

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