Charles Lucian Lathey, 77, of Leon, died Friday, December 21, 2012 at home.
He was born February 7, 1935 in Leon, a son of the late John Wesley Lathey and Effie Nebraska (Valentine) Lathey.
Charles was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, and was retired from the Goodyear Plant as a maintenance mechanic. He was also, a U.S. Navy veteran; member of American Legion Post No. 23 of Point Pleasant, V.F.W., Disabled American Veterans, and the Point Pleasant Moose Lodge.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
Surviving are his wife, Alice Ann (Goff) Lathey of Leon; son and daughter-in-law, Charles Murphy Lathey and Angela Lathey of Gallipolis, Ohio; two sisters, Maxine Bearden of Indianapolis, Ind., and Shirley (Larry) Sult of Winston Salem, N.C.; one brother, Elmer Lathey of Centerburg, Ohio; two sisters-in-law, Audrey Young of Point Pleasant, and Jean (Tom) Nebbergall of Millersport, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, December 27, 2012, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant with Pastor Jim Kelly officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Leon. Military graveside rites will be given by the Navy Honor Guard and American Legion Post No. 23 of Point Pleasant. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.wilcoxenfuneralhome.com.