Charles A. Overton III
Charles A. Overton III

Charles A. Overton III, 65, of Bayard, W.Va., passed away at his residence Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.

Born July 8, 1953, in Kansas, he was the son of the late Charles A. Overton Jr. and Aggie M. (Gritts) Pennington. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Steve Overton.

Charles was an electrician who worked in construction in the Washington, D.C. area. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union #26 Washington, D.C. He loved to work around his house and watch Washington Redskins football.

He is survived by a sister, Trudy Gaither and husband Allen of Bayard; nieces, Carrie Slaubaugh and husband James of Aurora, W.Va. and Jessica Gaither of Bayard; a nephew, Noah Gaither of Bayard; great-nieces and nephews, Candace, Chanda, Trevor, Cole and Hunter; and his extended family living in Indianapolis, Ind.

In accordance with Charles’ wishes, he was cremated and a graveside service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Bayard United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 205, Bayard, WV 26707.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A., Oakland, Md.