Charles B. Langfitt, 80 of Court Street West Union
departed this life on Sunday October 7th, 2012
in the United Hospital Center, Bridgeport, WV.
He was born June 10th, 1932 in Charleston, WV, a son of the late Bruce B. and Helen Bohnert Langfitt. On December 23rd, 1955 he married Elizabeth "Betty" Smith Langfitt who preceded him in death on September 30th, 2005.
Mr. Langfitt was a graduate of Salem High School and Salem College where he attained a degree in English. He retired from the U.S. Army and worked for the State of West Virginia with 20 years service for the ABC Commission and Department of Highways. Charlie had served as Mayor of West Union. He was a charter member of the Doddridge County Emergency Squad and was a member of the first crew.
He was a member of West Union Fire Department for 36 years where he had served as Assistant Fire Chief. He was a member of West Union Post 25, American Legion. Charlie was a member of West Union Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be conducted in the Spurgeon Funeral Home, 212 Front St., West Union on Friday, October 12, 2012, at 1 p.m. with Pastor Mike Hamilton presiding. Interment will follow in the Masonic Memorial Park, West Union with full military rites accorded by the combined Doddridge County Veterans organizations and the Fireman’s Final Call by the West Union Fire Department. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, October 11, 2012, from 4-8 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.spurgeonfunerals.com
Spurgeon Funeral Home is privileged to serve the Langfitt family.