Charles L. “Chuck” Timblin, 74

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 PA.

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 and served in the US 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  Shook Welding, where he retired.

He was a longtime member of  Calvin Presbyterian Church in Ellwood City, where he had served as a deacon and an 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.

Also surviving are two  sisters:    Joyce  Timblin West  Lawson of Wheeling WV;  and  Sally  Timblin Iseman of Laurel MD.   Numerous cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.

Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until servicetime at 12:00 Noon on Saturday July 29 at Calvin Presbyterian Church.

A Celebration of Life Service of Witness to the Resurrection  service will be conducted on   Saturday, July  29 2017  at 12:00 Noon at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 615 Crescent Avenue, Ellwood City, with his pastor, 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, July 29 prior to conducting their service at Noon.

The Turner Funeral Home, 500 Sixth Street, Ellwood City, is entrusted with arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to the Carpenter’s Project,  Box 463, Ellwood City PA 16117.

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