Mr. Charles "Beanie" Clifford Virts, age 84 of Brunswick, Maryland died on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at VA Medical Center Washington DC.
Charles was born on Sunday, April 29, 1928 in Lovettsville, VA. He was a son of the late Elbert Franklin Virts and the late Myrtle Riley Virts. He predeceased by longtime companion, Mildred Ely; daughter, Nancy Welsh; one sister and two brothers.
Charles served in the Army
during the Korean War
, retiring from the B&O Railroad as a carman and machinist.
He is survived by daughter, Ellen Rice and husband Charles of Cumberland, MD, and by his son, Clifford VanWinkle and Lisa of Brunswick, MD; a nephew Roy Virts of Brunswick, MD; several nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and close friends June Anders of Brunswick, MD and John "Jay" Robinson and family of Spring Hill, TN.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lovettsville, VA. A Celebration of his life will follow the graveside services at the Ruritan Farmers Woods, Petersville MD.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family, in care of Ellen Rice or Clifford VanWinkle, 9 Ninth Avenue, Brunswick MD 21716.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www. loudounfuneralchapel.com.