Charles Lee “Chuck” Yeager, age 78, of Petersburg, WV, Passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019 at WVU Medicine with his family by his side. Chuck was born in Morgantown on January 16, 1941, a son of the late Marshall and Thelma Yeager.
While living in Morgantown, Chuck was a school teacher for 10 years at Morgantown Junior High and Clay-Battelle High School. After moving to Petersburg, Chuck was a health teacher at Petersburg High School. While working, he was the Athletic trainer for the football team and the girls’ basketball coach. In his free time, Chuck loved being outdoors, camping, fishing, and snow skiing. Chuck was also a member of the Duffey Memorial UMC.
Chuck is survived by his wife Lynn Kay Lynch Yeager; son, Kristian Lee Yeager and wife Sara Treat of Petersburg; brother, John David “Pete” Yeager and wife Jane Pell Yeager of FL; and grandchildren, Jackson Levi Yeager and Samuel David Yeager.
Friends may gather at Beverly Hills Cemetery on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 for a graveside service at 11 am with Pastor Ted Osgood officiating. McCulla Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
A Celebration of Life will take place at Duffey Memorial UMC in Moorefield, WV on Saturday, May 4th at 1:00pm.