Charles Joseph Garlitz, Jr.
WILEY FORD, W.Va. - Charles Joseph Garlitz Jr., 75, of Wiley Ford, went home to be with the Lord, on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019.
Born on April 22, 1944, in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Mildred Grace (Jones) and Charles Joseph Garlitz Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Larry Allen Garlitz.
Charles was a 1962 graduate of Fort Hill High School. He was a member of the United States Marines. Charles was a Golden Member of the Cresaptown Eagles Lodge 2883, and he belonged to the Ridgeley American Legion Post 136. He enjoyed spending time in the outdoors, fishing, and taking pictures of the scenery. He was a professional truck driver for many years, and was even named Truck Driver of the Year by Mobile Oil.
Charles is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Linda M. Garlitz; sons, Blair Garlitz, and David Garlitz; daughters, Carolyn Wolford and husband, Mike, and Amy Herbert and husband, Kurt; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brother, George W. Garlitz and wife, Dee.
Family and friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland, on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at 1 p.m. with Chaplain Bruce McBride officiating. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Military honors will be accorded by the Fort Cumberland Post 13 Honor Guard.
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Published on September 16, 2019


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Karen Mackert
Sep 20, 2019
Charlie was a kind friend through meeting at the Post Office. He always brightened my day and was great to talk to. The world is a little more empty with this good man gone.
Sep 17, 2019
I'll miss sitting on the porch talking to my Father In-law. He was an amazing story teller. I love you Charlie.