He helped an inestimable number of people follow their collecting dreams, and with philanthropic zeal he worked over many years with a number of committed watch aficionados to 'put the knowledge out there". (See Chuck's Wally Schirra Interview here)
His untimely death at the age of 46 has shaken the on-line community, clearly demonstrated by the outpouring of sentiment on major forums. The world of vintage horology has lost one of its shining stars.
Chuck was insatiably curious and this drove him to make numerous discoveries that benefited us all. But who was Chuck Maddox? Few of us really know. Click on the following links, firstly about his interest in watches, secondly, to hear how Chuck viewed his own journey through life, and thirdly, to read the words of a friend: