Charles Eugene Mathew, 84, of Parkersburg, passed away September 8, 2019 at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital.

He was born January 8, 1935 in Philippi, WV, a son of the late Earl French Mathew and Delta (Bennett) Mathew.

Charles was a graduate of Philippi High School.  He was a member of Ravenswood United Methodist Church for 50 plus years.  Charles was a Mill Operator at Ravenswood Aluminum and worked at Kaiser Aluminum.  He started in shipping and worked his way up the ranks.  Charles was in the 82nd Airborne Division of the US Army and was a Mason.

Charles enjoyed woodworking, hunting, spending time with family, and riding his four-wheeler.

He is survived by his wife Betty Lou Mathew of Parkersburg, WV, daughter, Deborah Sue Shumaker & (Brent) of Ravenswood, WV, grandson Mathew Giles & (Kelly) of Richlands, NC, and great-grandson, Hudson Giles of Richlands, NC.

In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by his 3 brothers, Carl, Richard, and William Mathew, 2 sisters, Betty Mae Whitman and Patty Boylan.

Memorial Service will be Wednesday 3:00 PM at the Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg with Reverend Tom Nolan officiating.  Private Inurnment will follow at later date at the convenience of the family.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Amedisys Hospice, fifth floor nursing Staff of Camden Clark Medical Center, and Donna of Palliative Care. 

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