BALTZ, Charles William Jr., of Ashland, Virginia, born May 26, 1929 and was present with the Lord on November 23, 2012. He was predeceased by his parents, Charles W. Baltz Sr. and Rose Anna Grove Powell; and a son, Curtis Wayne Baltz. He is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Jean Rye Baltz; their children, Carol B. Norman, Charles W. Baltz III and Cynthia B. McCreary (John); grandchildren, Brian
and Scott Norman, Katie and Louis Baltz, John Patrick and Kayla McCreary; and a great-granddaughter, Emery Rose Baltz. Charles retired from C&P Telephone Company after 38 years of service. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1947 to 1950. He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church, Ashland, a member of Independence Ruritan Club for 50 years and the Ashland Rescue Squad. He was a passionate
hunter, gardener and outdoor enthusiast. He loved sharing these adventures with his children and grandchildren. Visitation will be held 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, November 26, 2012 with a funeral service 1 p.m. November 27 at First Baptist Church, Ashland, 800 Thompson Street. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery in Richmond. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.