Charles Edward Cantwell

Charles Edward Cantwell, 83, of Parkersburg, passed away Jan. 5, 2014, at Eagle Pointe.

He was born July 16, 1930, in Wood County, a son of the late Charles and Rosetta Riser Cantwell.

He worked in the oil fields as a young man, and later worked making marbles for Vitro Agate. He attended Pleasant Valley Baptist Church.

He is survived by two brothers, Kenneth Cantwell (Marla) and William “Bill” Cantwell; a sister, Judy Taylor; a son, Tim; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Lewis Cantwell; his sisters, Mary Carr Powell and Laura Cantwell; and brothers, Terry Lee Cantwell and David Cantwell.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at the Leavitt Funeral Home Parkersburg. Burial will follow at Skidmore Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday.

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