Charles “Chuck” M. Wiltshire, 71 years old, West Portsmouth resident, went home to be with the Lord on May 20, 2022. Chuck was born in Portsmouth, OH, to Chleo and Pauline (Nee Hammond) Wiltshire on November 28, 1950. He graduated in 1968 from West Portsmouth High School. Chuck was a Veteran of the Army National Guard. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, photography, all types of sports, and singing in church. Chuck worked at Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, just 3 months shy of 50 years when he passed.
He was actively involved in his children’s and grandchildren’s lives as a coach. He was Pastor of Turkey Creek Freewill Baptist Church for 19 years and ministered for over 50 years. Chuck also was owner and operator of Chucks Lawncare established from 1981 to 2000.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Craig Wiltshire, and one infant child.
He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Joyce (Nee Riley) Wiltshire, and three children: Jessica Elaine Wiltshire of Lancaster, Melissa (Kenny) Colley of West Portsmouth, Norman Scott (Melissa “Missy”) Wiltshire of Lucasville, eight grandchildren: T.C. (Destiny) Brumfield, Brice (Cloey) Brumfield, Max Colley, Phoebe Wiltshire, Asa Benjamin Wiltshire, Dakota Wiltshire, Caleb Wiltshire, Laiken (Chad) Crabtree, and three also known as grandchildren: Victor & Isabel Jalamov, and Jacob “Hiccup” Ellis, four great-grandchildren: Gunner, Elaina, Jaseleigh, Zaiden, one brother, Phillip Wiltshire, and one sister, Anita Gail Keibler, nieces, nephews, and many other friends and family.
Friends and family will be received on Friday, May 27, 2022, from 12:00 NOON to the time of the Funeral Service at 1:00 PM, all at F.C. Daehler Mortuary, 915 Ninth St., Portsmouth, OH 45662. Interment with Military Honors at Scioto Burial Park, immediately following the service.
Please visit www.fcdaehlermortuary.com to leave a special memory of Chuck or condolences for his family.