Charles G. "Gib" Whipkey

October 2, 1933February 5, 2018

Charles G. “Gib” Whipkey, 84 of Carmichaels, died Monday, February 5, 2018 in Monongalia General Hospital, Morgantown, WV, with his family by his side. He was born October 2, 1933 in Carmichaels, a son of the late Charles and Kathryn Miller Whipkey. Gib was a 1951 graduate of Carmichaels Area High School. He was a self-employed contractor and lived most all of his life in the Carmichaels area, where he was a member of Gladys Baptist Church. Gib was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved spending time and visiting with family and friends. He was an avid deer hunter all of his life. On August 6, 1955 he married Edna Claire Strosnider, who died March 2, 2013. Surviving are eight children, April Dawn Mezan of Masontown, Stuart Whipkey of Carmichaels, Kathy (Joe) Waligora of Waynesburg, Leslie (Bob) Connor of Carmichaels, Charles G. “Gib” Whipkey Jr. of Pittsburgh, Pam Whipkey of Dry Tavern, Mike (Andrea) Whipkey of Carmichaels, Bev (Jon) Klimek of Carmichaels; fourteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Deceased is a son-in-law, Jim Mezan; two brothers, Earl and William Whipkey; and a sister, Daisy Szoyka. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 7:30 pm, the hour of services, Thursday, February 8, 2018 in the Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, PA 15344, Gregory P. Rohanna, with the Rev. Gary Cobert officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation at . Condolences may be expressed online at


  • Visitation Thursday, February 8, 2018
  • Visitation Thursday, February 8, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 8, 2018

Charles G. "Gib" Whipkey

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Donna Scott

February 12, 2018

So sorry to hear of your father's passing. May God bring you all peace and comfort as you cherish him in your hearts.

Frank Gabeletto

February 10, 2018

We are very sorry for the lost of your father. Our prayers are with your family.
Frank and Candace Gabeletto

Anna, Rodney, and Grayson Thralls

February 9, 2018

Leslie and family,
We're so very sorry for the loss of your Dad. Thoughts and prayers for all of you

Michael and Marcy Maletta

February 8, 2018

To the Whipkey Family,
So sorry to hear about your dad's passing. I thought alot of your parents, we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

John, Kim, Brian and Matt Whipkey

February 8, 2018

Prayers for the entire family. It is hard to say goodbye, but it's more of a see you soon. Take comfort that Gib is no longer suffering and is now home with Claire in thy Father's House. You will be missed Uncle Gib.

February 8, 2018

Dear Whipkey Family - We are all so sorry about your Dad, and feel the terrible loss you are going through.

The entire Coode family.

February 8, 2018

Thinking of you all with sympathy, love and prayers. Gib was truly a good man and much loved by all of us. We will miss him. Ruth & Lynn, Diana, David Bartley and families.

Elaine Bogden

February 8, 2018

To the Whipkey Family. So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family at this hard time.

Glenn Davis Sr.

February 8, 2018


February 8, 2018

So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for the family.