Charles E. Gillis

Charles Eugene Gillis, age 78, of Osage, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at WVU Medicine with his family by his side. Charles was born in Grafton on April 29, 1940, a son of the late Andrew Daniel Gillis and Catherine Irene Workman Gillis.

Charles worked as a custodian for WVU for many years. In his free time, he loved being outdoors, hunting, and fishing.

Charles is survived by his wife, Bernadine Leona Townsend Gillis; daughters, Barbara Todd and husband Michael of Bobtown, PA and Loretta Ledsome and husband Danny of Cassville; sons, Andrew Gillis of Osage, Charles Allen Eddy of Nashville, TN, and Richard Lee Eddy of Nashville, TN; sisters, Helen Chesney, Mary Piper, and Diane Lewis; brother, Kenny Gillis; several grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by his brothers, Jack Gillis and Willard Gillis.

Friends may gather at McCulla Funeral Home on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 3pm until the service which begins at 5pm. In honoring Charles’s wishes, McCulla Funeral Home will provide cremation services after the funeral and online condolences may be sent to the family at