Charles Randall Curkendall, age 76, a resident of S. Main St. Philippi passed away Monday January 23, 2012 in Mon General Hospital in Morgantown after a brief illness. He was born February 4, 1935 in Parcoal, WV a son of the late Everett Matthew and Myrtle Irene (Dorsey) Curkendall. He was united in marriage September 1, 1956 to Nina Beryl (McDaniel) Curkendall who survives. Also surviving are
Two daughters: Terri Frances Riffle and husband Steve of Buckhannon
Rachel Anne Cunningham of Clarksburg
One son: Charles R. Curkendall and wife Nancy of Belington
One sister: Eleanor Dennison and husband Roger of Fairmont
Grandchildren Michael G. Metz of Morgantown, Trahern C. and Cody Curkendall of Philippi, Micah and Ashton Cunningham of Philippi, Adam, Danny, Kevin and Alex Boise of Clarksburg.
Step grandchildren: Logan and Ian Smithson of Belington, Cory Riffle of Buckhannon.
Mr. Curkendall was preceded in death by his grandparents: John A. and Alta Gay Dorsey, John W. and Rachel C. Curkendall, two sisters: Ellen Mae Clise, Patricia McDaniel.
In May 1970 Charlie became a partnership owner of Philippi Foodland until he retired in 2001 when the business was sold. He served in the US Army and the Army Reserves. Charlie was a member of the Philippi Fire Department for over 25 years, he was a member of the Crim Memorial United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Tuesday January 24, from 5-8 pm on Wednesday January 25, from 8 am- 8 pm on Thursday January 26, from 8 am- 1 pm the service hour with Pastor Tim Bleigh officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery with military honours being accorded.