MOUNT VERNON — Charles R. Woltz, 69, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday morning, May 5, 2013, in the Palliative Care Unit at Knox Community Hospital, surrounded by his caring family.
He was born Feb. 9, 1944, in Logan, son of the late Paul E. and Lillian A. (Mundy) Woltz. Charles was a bricklayer for over 45 years for Local 27 and Local 44 of the Bricklayers and Allied Workers Union, and in his 45 years with the union, Charles traveled all over the United States and overseas doing refractory and bricklaying. He was also a member of the Fossil’s Motorcycle Club in Newark and was an avid Ohio State Fan. Charles’ hobbies included boating, fishing, playing golf, riding his motorcycle, and just being in the great outdoors. His greatest passion in life was spending time with his family, especially attending his grandchildren’s sporting events.
Charles is survived by his loving wife, Connie L. (Gilbert) Woltz, whom he married Nov. 17, 1962; children, Jan Edgar of Howard, Tracey Vilfer of Howard, Travis Woltz of Mount Vernon and Ashley (David) Bartok of Howard; grandchildren, Katie (Jed) Todd, Cody (Sheeka) White, Brittany (Dakota) Lonsinger, Michael Vilfer, Malorie Vilfer, Macee and Meggan Bartok; a great-granddaughter, Nevaeh White; brother, Rick (Vicky) Woltz of Amanda; sister, Karen (Billy) Huffman of Circleville; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by his stepmother, Maxine Woltz; and brothers, Phillip and Kevin Woltz.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon, where a funeral service celebrating the life of Charles will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, with Bart Rine officiating. The family will observe a private burial.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 471 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215; or the National Kidney Foundation, 2800 Corporate Exchange Drive, Columbus, OH 43231.
Private condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
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