Charles V “Chuck” Badger, 87, of Franciscan Manor, formerly of Big Beaver Borough, devoted husband, loving and caring father and grandfather went to be with his Lord on Friday, August 11, 2017 following a brief illness.
Born November 16, 1929 in Lawrence County, he was the son of the late Lester V. and Blanche Brown Badger. He was married for 53 years to Edna L. “Irene” Butkevitz Badger who passed away August 9, 2004.
Chuck graduated from Wampum High School where he played basketball and baseball. Following graduation, he played Minor League Baseball for the Boston Braves. He served in the Army during the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion Post 749 in Wampum. Chuck retired after 37 years from Babcock and Wilcox where he worked as a tube inspector. He was an active member and Elder of the First United Presbyterian Church in Darlington. Chuck was also a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Meridian Lodge 411 in Enon Valley.
Survivors include two daughters, Colleen (Paul) Shotts of Everett, Kellie (David) Cercone of New Brighton; grandson, Aaron Shotts of Mechanicsburg; and a granddaughter, Stephanie Feola of Beaver.
Visiting hours will be held on Monday August 14, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 10 am with his pastor, Rev. C.F. Hoffman officiating. Military rites will be offered by the Veterans Honor Guard. Interment will follow in Graceland Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the First United Presbyterian Church, 3385 Old Darlington Rd Darlington, PA 16115.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.