Charles ‘Gary’ Wentz

Charles “Gary” Wentz, 67, of Weirton, WV, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at home with his family by his side.

He was born on December 25, 1946, in Weirton, WV, a son of the late Othella (Harris) Wentz.

He served his country in the Navy during Vietnam.

Gary was a retired truck driver and attended Mercy Baptist Church in Weirton, WV.

In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph and Allen Wentz, and a granddaughter, Mariah Lynne Chipps.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Velma (Robinson) Wentz; four children, Charlotte Wentz, Brilliant, OH, Daniel Wentz, Gilmore, WV, Justina Wentz, Weirton, WV, and Miranda Wentz, Steubenville, OH; two brothers, Dallas (Shari) Wentz, Clearwater, FL and Neile (Pauline) Wentz, New Cumberland, WV; five sisters, Nila Pitcock, New Manchester, WV, Nita (Linn) Merrill, Bloomingdale, OH, Nina Clark, Goodman, MS, Karen Freshwater, Ashland, KY, and Mary Ann Grimm, Weirton, WV; four grand- children.

Visitation will be held on Friday, May 9, from 2 p.m. until time of funeral services at 4 p.m.. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St. Follansbee, WV 26037 with Brother Marlin Whaley officiating.

Interment will be held privately.

Full military honors will be conducted by the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mullenbach Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

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