MOUNT STORM, W.Va. — Charles H. “John” Paugh, 81, of Mount Storm, W.Va., died on Monday, April 15, 2013, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital in Oakland.
Born on April 1, 1932, in Oakmont, W.Va., he was the son of the late Harry and Lessie (Sherwood) Paugh. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Karen J. Jeffery; brothers, Francis Carl “Jim” Paugh and Kenneth Paugh and a sister, Ethel Bonner.
He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War and was retired from General Motors in Baltimore.
He is survived by his wife, Clellie M. (Cosner) Paugh; a son, Harry C. Paugh; a daughter, Cheryl L. Shillingburg; stepsons, Irwin T. VanMeter, George A. VanMeter, Keith H. VanMeter and Delbert L. VanMeter; stepdaughters, Beverly L. Hipp, Victoria L. Likin, June M. Welding and Sharon L. Flesher; a brother, Bernard L. “Wrang” Paugh; sisters, Betty L. Miller and Gladys F. “Susie” Tichinel and a number of grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held in the Elk Garden Assembly of God on Sunday, April 21, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Shawn McDowell, the Rev. Don Marple and the Rev. Joe Tichinel co-officiating.
Interment with full military honors will follow in Kalbaugh Cemetery, Elk Garden.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
The Burdock-Fredlock Fu-neral Home, P.A., Kitzmiller, has been entrusted with the arrangements.