Charles W. Quenzel, 86

February 23, 2009

DEC. 2, 1922-FEB. 20, 2009

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Charles Wayne "Bill" Quenzel, 86, of Martinsburg, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at City Hospital.

Born Dec. 2, 1922, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Charles Albert Quenzel and Lillian Bethel Ware Quenzel.

He was employed as a supervisor at Charles Town Races and Slots.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Winchester Avenue Christian Church.

He had been a member of Elks and Jaycees, and Grand Master Tae Kwon Do, 10th Degree, and founder of Quenzel's Karate Self Defense Club 1942.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Jean Elizabeth Everhart Quenzel; two daughters, Deborah J. Hammond of Bridgewater, Va., and Wendy A. Brown of Martinsburg; one son, David W. Quenzel of Martinsburg; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by one brother, Al Quenzel.

Memorial services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. Pastor Ed Taylor will officiate.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg WV 25403.

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