Charles Edward Watzlavick
Chesapeake - CHESAPEAKE - Charles Edward Watzlavick, 64, passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2016. He was born on July 4, 1951 in El Campo, TX by the late Steve John and Lydia Mae Watzlavick.
Charles was very patriotic. He served honorably in the US Navy for 24 years, starting as an enlisted service member and attaining the rank of CWO4. After serving his country, he dedicated 20 years to serving his community as a deputy for the Chesapeake Sheriff's Office.
In his freetime, Charles enjoyed volunteering by providing musical entertainment at senior centers which brightened the lives of many. He also was avidly involved with wood working and carpentry.
Left to cherish Charles' memory are his wonderful wife, Mary Elizabeth Watzlavick; his children, Rodney Watzlavick (Ashley), Stacy Caylor (Jonathon), and Brad Watzlavick (Austin); his grandchildren, Zane, Hadley, Karmen, Ashlynn, and Madison; and his siblings, Steve Watzlavick (Rhonda), Mary Jane Woody, and Doris Watzlavick.
A visitation will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Rd., Va Beach on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 2:00 PM followed by a procession to Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk.
The family would like to thank everyone for all the care and concern shown to Charles. The Altmeyer Funeral Home-Southside Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Cancer Society
. Online condolences may be expressed at www.altmeyerfh.com
Published by The Virginian-Pilot on Apr. 9, 2016.