Charles W. McGill Jr., 89

January 09, 2009

SEPT. 1, 1919-JAN. 8, 2009

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Charles W. McGill Jr., 89, of Martinsburg, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at the VA Medical Center Nursing Home.

Born Sept. 1, 1919, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Charles W. McGill and Mary Burns McGill.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army.

He is survived by two daughters, Charlene Holmes of Dunn, N.C., and Debra McGill of New York; one son, Charles W. McGill III of Orlando, Fla.; one sister, Betty Cowsen of Philadelphia; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Hilda Swann, Helen Harris, Beatrice Cook and Mary McGill; and four brothers, Alonza McGill, Mo's McGill, Howard McGill and Thomas McGill.


Funeral services will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home. The Rev. Evertt Powell will officiate. Military graveside services will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home before the service.

Mr. McGill requested no flowers. If you wish to send flowers, send them to the VA Medical Center or a nursing home of your choice.

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