Charles S. “Chuck” Ellison

Charles S. “Chuck” Ellison, 72, of Parkersburg, passed away July 24, 2017, at the Willows Center.

He was born in Braxton Co. WV the son of the late Charles Olan and Delphia Sears Ellison.

He was a U.S. Marine veteran of Vietnam and had worked for C.S.X. for 37 years. He was an avid WVU Mountaineer Fan and loved music and playing the guitar. He was a handyman and loved spending time with his family. He was at one time a member of the Pinegrove Baptist Church and was a member of the Parkersburg American Legion Post #15.

He is survived by his children, Jesse Ellison (Kenna) of Williamstown, Kimberly Crites (Anthony) of Mineral Wells and Scott Ellison (Melissa) of Williamstown, WV. His grandchildren, Taylor Lemon, William Lemon, Skyler Cross, Nicholas Ellison, Charlie Ellison, Allison Crites and Bailey Crites. Five sisters, two brothers and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Connie Sue DeVore Ellison in October of 2013.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at the Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg with Pastor Mark Houser officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen South Cemetery with full military rites by Parkersburg American Legion Post #15. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6-8 p.m.

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