William C. Church, 90, of McMechen, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016 in Wheeling Hospital. He was born in McMechen, WV on April 3, 1926 a son of the late Howard and Marie (Pyle) Church. He served his country during WWII in the United States Navy. He was a car man for CSX and retired after 43 years of service. William was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans Post 117, Bellaire, OH; lifetime member of VFW Post 5; U.S. Navy Armed Guard; lifetime member of Fr. Flannagan Council 1907 of the K of C, Moundsville, 4th Degree Member; Msg. M. J. Coghain #1430 and the Knights of Columbus, Moundsville, WV.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn M. (Pettini) Sicheri Church; step daughter, Barbara Ann Rager and her husband Joseph of San Antonio, TX and a step grandson, Brian Paul Rager also of San Antonio, TX.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Ann (Sparachane) Church in 1963; second wife, Erma V. (Renzella) Church in 1999; two daughters, Philomena Marie Church in 1964 and Carla Victoria Church in 1994; a sister, Mary Lewis and a brother, Robert R. Church.
A private entombment was held at the convenience of the family in Mt Calvary Cemetery.
On line condolences may be made through www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.