Charles F. Whitsel
March 6, 2013
Charles Franklin Whitsel, 72, of Gilbo Road, Shirleysburg, PA died at 12:11 AM, Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at J. C. Blair Hospital, Huntingdon, PA.
Born April 5, 1940 in Shirley Township, Huntingdon County, he was the son of the late Raymond Charles and Catherine (Miller) Whitsel. He was married to Bertha Clark on July 12, 1974. Mrs. Whitsel survives at their home.
Mr. Whitsel is survived by two children: Kimberly Whitsel and Scott Charles Whitsel, both of Shirleysburg.
He is survived by four brothers and one sister; Robert Whitsel and Helen Lightner, both of Mount Union, PA; Gerald Whitsel and Howard Whitsel, both of Shirleysburg; and Donald Whitsel of Inglis, FL. A brother William Whitsel and a sister Betty Whitsel are deceased.
Retiring in 2003, Mr. Whitsel had worked 33 years as a self employed truck driver.
He was an avid Mount Union High School sports fan. He especially enjoyed baseball, football and wrestling.
Mr. Whitsel was known as “Uncle Chick” to many of his nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, March 8, 2013 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley Street, Orbisonia, PA (map/directions) with Rev. David Ford officiating. Interment will be at Germany Valley Cemetery, Shirleysburg, PA. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Friday.
Visiting - Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia - 10:00 a.m.
Funeral Services - Martin R. Brown Funeral Home - 11:00 a.m.
Interment - Germany Valley Cemetery, Shirleysburg