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Charles L. "Chuck" Timblin, 74, of New Castle passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Butler Memorial Hospital in Butler.
He was born in Ellwood City on March 27, 1943, to the late Charles W. and Alma Hazen Timblin.
Chuck graduated from Lincoln High School in Ellwood City, class of 1961.
He served in the Army during the Vietnam War, including one year in Vietnam.
He worked at the former Mathews Conveyor, then was a cold draw foreman at B&W Tubular Products in Beaver Falls, and lastly at Shook Welding, where he retired.
He was a longtime member of Calvin Presbyterian Church in Ellwood City, where he served as deacon and elder.
With his wife Marsha, he was among the founding members of the local Carpenter's Project, that improves local homes.
Chuck enjoyed fishing, hunting, Pittsburgh sports teams, including the Penguins and Steelers, and his time in Florida. He was also a member of the VFW, American Legion and DAV.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Marsha Thornhill Timblin; two sisters, Joyce Timblin West Lawson of Wheeling, West Virginia, and Sally Timblin Iseman of Laurel, Maryland; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Calvin Presbyterian Church.
A Celebration of Life Service of Witness to the Resurrection Service will be conducted at noon Saturday at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 615 Crescent Ave., Ellwood City, with his pastor, the Rev. Sean Brubaker, officiating.
Full military rites will be observed at Calvin Presbyterian Church by the Veterans Honor Guard. Members should be at the church by 11:30 a.m. Saturday prior to conducting their service at noon.
The Turner Funeral Home, 500 Sixth St., Ellwood City, has been entrusted with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Carpenter's Project, Box 463, Ellwood City, PA 16117.
You may read the obituary, sign his guestbook or offer condolences at www.turnerfh.com.
Published on July 23, 2017
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