Charles A. Leitt

January 12, 1930 - March 24, 2016

01/12/1930 - 03/24/2016

Charles A. Leitt, 86, of Glen Dale, WV, formerly of Fonda, NY, died Thursday, March 24, 2016 at his home.
He was born January 12, 1930 in Amsterdam, NY, a son of the late John D. and Florence Engel Leitt.

Charles was a member of Simpson United Methodist Church, was retired from Horne’s of Wheeling, and Ogden Publishers as a Sales Rep, was a life member of the Moundsville VFW Post 437, American Legion Post 0003, life member of the 1st Cavalry Division Association, and was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by a brother, John W. Leitt.

Surviving is his wife, Pamela J. Moore Leitt, a son; James C. Leitt of Maztalon, Mexico, 2 step-daughters; Kim K. Wraye of San Diego, CA and Pamela J. Kretser of Virginia Beach, VA, and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation or services. Charles’s wishes were to be cremated and be inurned at Saratoga National Cemetery in Saratoga, NY.

Charles was a staunch supporter of animal rescue, with his involvement with transporting and coordinating efforts to protect animals in the area.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter, RD #5, Box 210, 12th St., Moundsville, WV 26041 or to make a contribution online please visit

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Denise Winkler Gates
7 years ago

Thinking of you Pam and family in the loss of Chuck. I remember especially his kindness as a neighbor on McCready Ave. Praying you will be surrounded by many beautiful memories in the days ahead.

Jennifer Keller
7 years ago


I am so sorry I could not be there for you and Chuck. Please know I will miss him terribly. You two became very special to me. You have my number, use it anytime.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
7 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Charles A. Leitt, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..

US Army Veteran, Charles A. Leitt, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †