Charles V. Porter, MD, 75, of Triadelphia, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017, in Liza’s Place, Valley Hospice Care Center South, Wheeling.
Chuck was born February 17, 1942 in McMechen, W.Va., a son of the late Clarence C. and Mary (Pyle) Porter. He was a 1959 graduate of the former Union High School, Benwood; received his A.B. Degree from W.V.U. in 1963; and graduated from the W.V.U. School of Medicine in 1968. He practiced obstetrics and gynecology in the Wheeling area from 1976 until his retirement in 2003. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church; the American Legion, Post 46, Benwood; and was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves.
In addition to his parents, Chuck was preceded in death by his two brothers, Ed and Fred Porter. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Sarah A. (Conti) Porter; three daughters, Kim (Rob) Gerling of Hudson, Ohio, Barbara (Scott) Knollinger of Valley Grove, and Kersten (Phil) Marquart of Triadelphia; five grandchildren, Porter and Luke Knollinger, Kate Gerling, and Morgan and Lauren Marquart; and several nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Noon, Friday, September 22, 2017, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wheeling. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, with full military honors provided by the Moundsville Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Liza’s Place, Valley Hospice Care Center South, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland OH 43943 (Click Here), or online at www.TMCFunding.com. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.