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Charles Shute Jr.

March 2, 2013
The Herald-Star

SHUTE, Charles Lesley "Chuck," Jr., 78, of Follansbee, WV, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013, at Weirton Medical Center, Weirton, WV, with his family at his side.

Chuck was born on September 23, 1934, in Follansbee, WV. He was the son of the late Charles Lesley Sr. and Alice (Allan) Shute.

Chuck was a body man for over 37 years painting cars in various Auto Body Shops. Chuck retired in 1997 from Follansbee Steel. He was the owner of Wagonwheel Hunting Club. Chuck was an avid Nascar, Steeler, and Mountaineer fan. He volunteered as Santa Claus for over 20 years for various organizations spreading joy and cheer.

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In addition to his parents, Chuck was preceded in death by a brother, James Shute, and a son-in-law, Joseph Hooker.

Chuck is survived by his wife of 57 years, Catherine Ann "Kay" (Kenefick) Shute of Follansbee, WV, four daughters, Sharon K (Michael) McCarthy of Colliers, WV, Lori Ann (Stewart) Bowman of Follansbee, WV, Beth Marie Hooker of Follansbee, WV and Charlyne Jean (Rick) Dix of Salisbury, MD, two sons, Brian Patrick Shute of Follansbee, WV and Scott Allan (Mary) Shute of Wellsburg, WV, eight grandchildren, Shawn McCarthy, Briana Bowman, Nicole McCarthy, Joshua and Joe Hooker, Tammara Bowman, Kenny Shute, and Daniel Shute, a great-grandson, Brandon McCarthy, three step-grandchildren, Mary Helen Alvis, Debbie Stevens, John Thomas Bowman, four step-great grandchildren, Joey and Mariah Alvis and Randy and Kevin Stevens, two sisters, Dorothy Jean (Michael) Konovich of Weirton, WV and Ruth Jane Shute of Follansbee, WV, a sister-in-law, Patty Shute of Follansbee, WV and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Saturday, March 2, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. and again on Sunday, March 3, 2013, from 2-4 and 6 until time of funeral service at 8 p.m. at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main St., Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717.

Following the service, Chuck will be cremated.

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