Charles L. “Chuck” Shearer, 99, of New Beaver Borough, loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather, went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 9, 2020 at his residence.
He was born June 7, 1921 in the Clinton-Possum Hollow area of Wampum to the late Harry and Ida (Davis) Shearer. He was married to G. Eileen Boots for 78 years. She survives.
Chuck retired from Babcock and Wilcox as a millwright following 40 years of service. He was an active member of First Assembly of God Church in New Castle. Chuck was a jack-of-all-trades and could do most everything. He especially enjoyed woodworking, hunting, and fishing. He also played the piano, guitar, and banjo, even though he never had a lesson. Chuck enjoyed spending time in the summer at the cottage along the Allegheny River in Oil City.
In addition to his wife, surviving include three daughters; Patricia Bright of North Beaver Township, Cheryl McClain of New Beaver Boro, and Pamela (Carl) Andersson of Chicago; one son; Reggie (LeeAnn) Shearer of Wampum; nine loving grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by five brothers; Clifford Shearer, Vernon Shearer, and three in infancy; three sisters; Florence McQuiston, Gretta Harper, and one in infancy; one granddaughter Lisa Bright and one great granddaughter Montana Lynn Hall Foster.
Visitation will be held Saturday September 12 from 1 pm until the time of the funeral service at 4 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum. Pastor Cliff Reynolds of Word Alive Church will officiate. Interment will follow in Graceland Cemetery in New Castle.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, visitors are asked to follow CDC guidelines and wear masks and practice social distancing.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.