Charles W. Shade
March 5, 1943 - March 11, 2019
Charles W. Shade, 76, Mountaindale, died unexpectedly Monday at UPMC Altoona.
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Clyde and Hazel (Klinger) Shade. On Oct. 16, 1993, he married Janet M. Keith in Houtzdale.
Surviving are his wife; two sons: Todd Shade of Philadelphia and William (Cary) Haney of Clearfield; three daughters: Bonnie (Kent) Caldwell of Curwensville, Brenda (Russ) Peterson of Morrisdale and Barbara Haney of Clearfield; four grandchildren: Dustin, Ryan, Chris and Kenndra; two great-grandchildren; and six siblings: Paddy Shade of Mountaindale, Bill Greene of Bellwood, Darlene Greene of Deland, Fla., Bonnie Karlson of Stow, Ohio, Carolyn Davis in Florida and Barbara Damiano of Bellwood.
He was preceded in death by five siblings: Marlin, Dale, Larry Greene, Madeline White and Janet Miner.
Charles was a 1961 graduate of Bellwood-Antis High School and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during the Vietnam era. He was a self- employed welder and also worked as a security guard.
He was a fan of NASCAR and stock car racing at Houtzdale and Clearfield. Charles enjoyed spending time on his computer burning CDs and ordering supplies over the internet.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2019, at the funeral home, Pastor Ben Warfel officiating. Interment will be at Logan Valley Cemetery, Bellwood.
The family suggests contributions in his memory be made to the funeral home to aid in funeral expenses.