Charles William Pownell
Charles William Pownell, 91, of Fort Ashby, W.Va., died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital.
Born Jan. 17, 1928, in Headsville, he was the son of the late James F. Pownell and Ethel G. (Wagoner) Pownell. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Levauda F. Pownell; great-great-granddaughter, Allie Lynn Olinger; and siblings, Herbert D. Pownell, Donald Pownell, Edith F. Cox, and Bertha Pownell.
Mr. Pownell was retired from Moreland's Construction Corporation.
He was a member of the Old Furnace Church of the Brethren.
Charles enjoyed spending time outdoors, where he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his daughters, L. Faye Olinger and husband, Danny, Ridgeley, and Linda L. Lindner, Cumberland; grandchildren, Troy W. Olinger, Brad Dyson, and Nancy L. Dyson; great-grandson, Troy W. Olinger Jr; and great-great-grandchildren, Ameerah Nicole Olinger, Aryah Faye Olinger, and Nevaeh Neat.
Friends will be received at Upchurch Funeral Home, Inc., 10182 Frankfort Highway, Fort Ashby, on Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon.
The funeral service will follow in the funeral home at noon with Pastor Dave Sutton officiating.
Interment will be in Abe Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Published on December 5, 2019


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