OBITUARY

Mr. Charles C.E. Edward Jordan

24 October , 192116 May , 2019

Charles Edward "C.E." Jordan Sr., 97.5, formerly of St. Albans, W.Va., passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at the home of his daughter. He had lived in Huntington, W.Va., for the past two years.

Charley was born October 24, 1921, in Charleston, W.Va. He was the son of James E. Jordan and Nealy Underwood Jordan Bowles, who preceded him. Brothers James, Marion, Milford and Donald, along with sisters Libby Thompson and Carolyn Quinn also proceeded him. His loving wife, Elizabeth, "Libby," of 66 years, passed away five and a half years ago. Dad was also preceded in death by his son, Charles (Chuck) Edward Jordan Jr. Dad maintained their home after Mom's passing on Lincoln Avenue for over three years. After an illness, dad moved to Huntington to live with his daughter and son-in-law.

Survivors include daughters Sandy (Tom) Hughes of Huntington and Karen (Larry) Woodrum of Winfield, W.Va.; daughter-in-law, Christine Jordan of Roanoke, Va.; grandsons, Kirk Jordan of Capon Bridge, W.Va., and Chris (Jena) Hughes of Maineville, Ohio; granddaughters, Maria Jordan of Winchester, Va., and Cassie (Jack) Olshan of Crescent Springs, Ky.; four great - grandchildren, Ryan Carter, Hallie and Ava Olshan, and Sam Hughes; and many nephews and nieces, plus brothers and sisters-in-Christ.

Charley was a veteran of World War II serving in the Pacific in the Navy Seebees. He retired from FMC after 33 years of employment. Dad was also a charter member of Bethany Baptist Church in St. Albans, serving for many years as Trustee, church treasurer, usher, and van driver. He was an excellent carpenter and loved to squirrel hunt with family members. Charley was known for his beautiful garden every summer on Kanawha Two Mile.

Celebration of C.E.'S life will be 12 p.m. Monday, May 20, at Bethany Baptist Church, 2504 Grant Avenue, St. Albans, with Pastors Butch Leadman and Tim Campbell. Burial will follow in Cunningham Memorial Park, Upper Mausoleum, St. Albans, with Military Graveside Rites conducted by St. Albans VFW Post 6418 and American Legion Post 73.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the church, prior tothe service.

In lieu of flowers, please contribute to Hospice of Huntington, P.O. Box 464, Huntington, WV 25709 or the missions fund of Bethany Baptist Church.

Thank you to all who visited, sent cards, and prayed for dad the last two years. Special thank you to those that helped with his care: Brian and Lisa Nye, Sharon Dishman, Sue Adkins, Bonnie Carrico, Stacey Cremeans, and Donna Layne.

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glennandfleta mathews

20 May 2019

Only good memories associated with Brother Charlie - and with all the Jordans. I was his pastor from 1972 - 1976. He was a brother beloved. Now, with Jesus. Amen!

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