WARREN - Charles W. Wymer, 85, of Warren, went to his heavenly home on Monday, April 22, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
Charles was born July 26, 1927, in Ernest, Pa., and lived in Creekside, Pa., for 23 years. He was the oldest son of Lloyd and Margaret Wymer.
From 1944 to 1945, he proudly served in the U.S. Navy. He was a mechanical draftsman and designer for 15 years at Federal Machine and Welding and retired from Ajax Magnethermic Corporation in Warren in 1992 after working 24 years there.
Charles was a member of North Mar C & MA Church, where he was an elder for 12 years and worked in the sound system for seven years. He enjoyed serving on the Missions Committee for many years.
He loved camping with his family and gardening. His lovely woodworking projects were enjoyed by his children and grandchildren. He was a Scout Master of BSA Troop 10 of Calvary U.P. Church. He was a scout member of the Order Of The Arrow.
Charles is survived by his wife, Ada Mae Vensel Wymer, whom he married Oct. 14, 1950. They had 62 happy years together in Warren. He is also survived and loved by one son, William Charles Wymer, and wife, Mary, of Roan Mountain, Tenn.; two daughters, Connie and her husband, Cameron Howat, of Allison Park, Pa., and Janice and her husband, Fred Durant Jr., of Delaware, Ohio; three sisters, Margaret (Lee) Fairman, LuVera (Ralph) Peffer and Anna Mae Bence; one brother, David (Portia) Wymer; and many nieces and nephews.
He is also survived by eight dearly loved grandchildren, Tammy Wymer (Slade) Harvin; Julie Wymer (Josh) Woodall; Paris; Cameron (Angela) Ross; Scotia; Geneva and Vienna Howat, and Alaina Durant. He was also blessed with four great-grandchildren, Evie and Laura Harvin, Kaitlyn Woodall and Cameron Ross Howat III.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Jack and Lloyd Wymer Jr.
A service celebrating his life will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at North Mar Church, 3855 E. Market St., Warren, OH 44484, with Pastor Myron Daum officiating. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery, Vienna.
Special thanks to wonderful caregivers, Melissa Brown and Cassandra Mitchel, Jennifer McClellan, and nurses at Hospice of the Valley.
In lieu of flowers, gifts can be given to North Mar Church Mission Fund or Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512.
Arrangements are being made by the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, 533 N. Park Ave., Warren, OH 44481.