Charles Arthur Waychoff, 86 of Tampa, FL passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Empath Hospice, Palm Harbor, FL. He was born January 4, 1933 in Washington, PA, son of the late Frank Charles and Vera Grace Clemons Waychoff. Charles attended school in Washington, PA and in May 1950 enlisted in the Pennsylvania National Guard and on September 5, 1950, he went on active duty with the 28th division and served for twenty four months. He returned home and rejoined the Pennsylvania National Guard until 1984 and he then joined the 630th Transportation Co of the Army Reserve till retiring in late 1988. He worked for Glass Company starting in December 1952 and retiring from Ball Glass after it closed in late April 1988. His hobbies were dancing, camping, bartending and assisting in social events. Charles belonged to the First Lutheran Church in Washington, PA. He is survived by his three children, Richard C Waychoff of Stratham, NH, Barry Lee Waychoff and wife Amber of Washington, PA, Rebecca Jane Stafford and husband Michael of Tampa, FL; five grandchildren, Steven Osborn, Rachel Stafford, Nathan Waychoff, Jamie Waychoff, and Skylar Waychoff; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife whom he married in 1961, Wanda Jean Banks Waychoff in 2008; one brother, James C Waychoff; two sisters, Leana Jean and Patty Jane Waychoff. Family will receive friends at Davis Funeral Home, 124 Olen Thomas Dr., Clarksburg, on Friday, June 14, 2019 from 11:00AM until time of Funeral Service at 1:00PM with Reverend Roger Raymond Fischer presiding. Interment will follow at Lumberport Lions Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded by the Harrison County Honor Guard and the US Army Reserve from Camp Dawson. Online condolences may be sent to DavisFuneralHomeWV.com. Davis Funeral Home is honored to assist the Waychoff family.
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