Charles F. REDD, Sr., 87, of McMechen, WV, died Thursday, April 9, 2015 at his home.
He was born July 13, 1927, in Pleasant Valley, WV, a son of the late Frank and Grace Logsdon Redd.
Charlie was retired from Blaw-Knox, Warwood Plant and the J.E.Bane Trucking Co., attended Pleasant Valley School, and was a member of Beeler Station Church. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of WWII from 1945-1947. He was stationed in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Charlie was raised by a great aunt and uncle, Ed and Margaret Hubbs for 10 years and was reunited with his mother at the age of 13.
In addition to his parents, Charlie was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Helen Kutrovac Redd in 2004, and 4 brothers; Donald, Wilford, Harold, and Alfred Redd.
Surviving are 4 children; KarenTom Boston, of Wheeling, CharlesKathy Redd, Jr., of Santa Rosa, CA, Brenda Foster of Roseville, CA, MonnaClint Born, of Senecaville, OH, 10 grandchildren; Chad Ryon Lewis, Shanan Ken Derrickson, Todd Summer Lewis, TroyJayme Boston, Heath Sara Boston, Seth and Clint Boston, BrianOliviaFoster and Sarah Foster, and StacyAndrew DeMartini, 16 great grandchildren and his constant companion cat, Abby.
A special thanks to Dad’s neighbor’s; Katy, Ann, Jane, Scott and Tammy for doing chores for Dad and keeping in touch with him.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 12:00pm until 8:00pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall St., McMechen, WV, where services will be held on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 10:30am with Dr. Mitch Johnston officiating..
Burial will follow with full military graveside honors at Parkview Memorial Park Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Catholic Church, Benwood.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at altmeyer.com