Walter P. Charles

Walter P. “Walt” Charles, 61, of Muncy, died Saturday, November 4, 2017 at home. He is the husband of Penny K. (Fisher) Charles. They were married on July 24, 1998.

Born July 10, 1956, in Lewisburg, he is the son of the late Sheldon and Helen (Confer) Charles.

Walt attended Muncy High School, and was employed as a Mechanic at Kepner’s Farm Supply for over 30 years. He was a member of the Hughesville American Legion Post No. 35. Walt always took much pride in helping anyone and everyone. He enjoyed spending time with family and socializing with friends. His pride and joy were his four daughters and grandchildren. Walt could fix almost anything and found great pleasure in excavating work.

Surviving in addition to his wife Penny, are four daughters, Nicole L. (Douglas) Hubbel,l of Montoursville, Amanda M. (Michael) Frantz, of Hughesville, Ashely S. (Michael) Johnson, of Hughesville, Christy L. (Joseph) Cendoma, of Williamsport; a stepson, Brian N. (Roberta) Fisher, of Hughesville; a stepdaughter, Brandy L. Budman, of Hughesville; 12 grandchildren, Haley and Kayden Hubbell, Kesha, Paige, and Noah Frantz, Mitchell, Max and Aubrey Johnson, Gavin and Vince Cendoma, Ashley and Katie Fisher; a great-grandson, Owen Herr; two sisters, Diane Bower, of Hughesville, Bonnie S. Pentz, of Muncy; five brothers, Wayne A. (Sara Jane) Charles, of Montgomery, Sheldon E. (Linda) Charles, of Muncy, Edward A. (Peggy) Charles, of Hughesville, Roland R. (Becki) Charles, of Muncy, and Jeffrey M. Charles, of Muncy.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Edwina L. (Fairman) Charles; a brother, Kenny E. Charles; and a sister Naomi I. Charles.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with the Rev. Max L. Walters Jr. officiating. Burial will be in St. James Lutheran “White Church” Cemetery, Muncy. Viewing will be one hour prior to the funeral on Tuesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Walter’s name to the American Cancer Society at

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at