Charles L. Wilson

Charles L. Wilson

HAMMONDSVILLE - Charles L. (Chuck) Wilson, 86, of Hammondsville, passed away March 12, 2018, in the emergency room at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville after a long battle with kidney disease. 

Chuck was born on July 23, 1931, in Hammondsville, the son of the late Oscar Samuel (Sammy) and Norma M. (Parsons) Wilson. In addition to his parents, Chuck was preceded in death by his infant brother, Clyde Samuel Wilson. 

Chuck served in the United States Air Force from 1951-1954.  He was employed at the H. K. Porter Brickyard in Hammondsville and spent the remainder of his working life at Titanium Metals in Toronto before retiring in 1993 after thirty-three years of service. He was affiliated with Hammondsville United Methodist Church.

Chuck married Jo Ann Hissam of Chester, WV, on Sept. 17, 1956.  In addition to his wife, he is also survived by their four sons: Michael (Billie) Wilson of Stratton, Donald (Sharon) Wilson of Irondale, Steven (Tracy) Wilson of Hammondsville, and Clark Wilson of Knoxville; and one daughter, Carolyn J. Westfall of New Somerset.  Also surviving are seventeen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. 

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 16, 2018, from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the Roberts Funeral Home, 631 Main Street in Wellsville. The funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Dan Crowe of the church officiating.  A time of fellowship will be held at the Saline Township Complex immediately following.  Burial will be in Hammondsville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please hug someone in your family today, and tell them you love them.  They may not be here tomorrow.