CHARLES R. “WHITEY” McINTIRE, 62, of Shadyside, OH, died Monday, October 17, 2011 in Wheeling Hospital due to complications from a mining accident.
He was born November 14, 1948 in Martins Ferry, OH, a son of the late Raymond and Lora Hupp McIntire.
Whitey was an employee of Consol Coal, Shoemaker Mine, was a member and past commander of the Powhatan American Legion Post 228, VFW Post 5565, Legion Riders, UMWA and was an Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.
Surviving are 3 children; Gene Anna Blythe and her husband John of Wooster, OH, Morgan Groah and her husband Derrick of Medina, OH, Cody McIntire of Martins Ferry, his companion and dearest friend, Rose Weltz, 3 sisters; Bernice Eickleberry and her husband Dave of Core, WV, Nancy Reed and her husband Roger of Wintersville, Julia Briggs of Pineyfork, OH, and 8 grandchildren.
Friends will be received on Friday, October 21 from 2-4 and 6-8pm and Saturday, October 22 from 11:00am until time of services at 1:00pm with Pastor Joel Traylor oficiating in the Bauknecht Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Ave., Shadyside.
Burial will follow in Powhatan Cemetery with full military graveside services with the Powhatan Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gifts for Yanks, Post 228, Powhatan Point, OH.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at altmeyer.com
I was always proud of you, and am thankful that you were my little brother. I’ll miss you greatly. May God keep you until we see each other again.
I was honored to be your son-in-law.
I will always remember my grandfather for his caring nature and true concern for his family and friends. He will always be with us and will be very deeply missed
I’ll always remember what a good guy you were.
Morgan & Cody & Families, We are very sorry to hear about your dad. We just found out last nite about the accident. We have some good memories of lots of times in Utah when you all were little. He loved you both so much. May God be with you and comfort you during this difficult time. Love Mel & Randy Fly Sinclair
Morgan and Cody,
So sorry for your loss,our thoughts and prayers are with you.
So sorry for your loss, I knew Whitey from the Powhatan Legion, we were on the color guard together. I’m sure going to miss him, he was a good friend. Your in our thoughts and prayers.
The day I graduate, when I get married…it’ll be hard when you aren’t there. I’ll miss you, Grandpap.
To Rose, my dear friend Sheri and the entire McIntire Family,
I am saddened by your loss. I only got to meet Charlie a few times but he seemed like one heck of a guy and I know how much you all loved him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
The Braley Family
To the McIntire Family,
We saw this on the news and would like to express our sympathy for your tragic loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time and in the days to follow.
Uncle Butch, I’ll always remember your quite, gentle way that you had about you when you we got to see each other.
we have so many great memories of whitey i would not know where to begin, from working together at the legion to our ride to deep creek every year… our thoughts and prayers to rose, and all of whitey’s family , we will miss him …