Mount Vernon News
  • Charles K. Starkey

  • May 7, 2011

GALENA — Charles K. ‘Chuck’ Starkey, 69, of Galena died May 5, 2011, at Mount Carmel East.

He was born Oct. 25, 1941, in Lesage, W.Va., to the late William M. and Vernenia (Faulkner) Starkey. He served in the U.S. Army. He retired from Columbus Auto Parts and moved to the Galena area in 1975.

He is survived by daughters, Heather McClees (Tanya Tupps), Bobbie (Edward) Peery, Stephanie (Gary) Jordan; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Joan (John) Hunter; brothers, William Starkey Jr., Bernie (Kay) Starkey of Mount Vernon.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Sharon K. (Wells); and infant daughter, Michelle.

Friends may call Monday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where service will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Burial will follow in Fancher Cemetery with military honors.

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