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Carl Edward Werkheiser
Posted: 2/3/20


Pilgrim Carl Edward Werkheiser
February 1, 2020
Chilhowie, Virginia

Member of Smyth County Lodge 1004

Received his Pilgrim Degree of Merit 1992


Carl Edward Werkheiser, 89, passed away Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. Carl was the youngest and last of the 13 children of Floyd Wilson Werkheiser and Leah Haas Werkheiser. He grew up near Easton, PA in the 1930's on his sister's farm after their parents passed away in 1932. In 1948 he joined the Navy and served until 1952. On a shore leave he came home with one of his friends where he met Sandra Ruth Pickel, they married on November 6, 1952. Carl was a charter member of Smyth County Moose Lodge, joining in 1982 in Marion where he served in all offices and was Administrator for 27 years. He retired from Brunswick Corporation in the 1990's. Survivors include one son, Donald and daughter-in-law Phyllis Werkheiser of Chilhowie; one son, Stephen Werkheiser passed away as an infant in 1959. Also surviving are two grandsons, Trevor Alan Werkheiser and Joshua Ian Werkheiser, 5 great grandchildren, Oliva, Piper, McKenzie, Bri and Keighdun Werkheiser; one special nephew, Gary Elswick and wife Shelby of North Wilkesboro, NC.. Multiple nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted 7 PM Monday, Feb. 3 at Williams Funeral Home. Graveside services will be conducted 11 AM Tuesday, Feb. 4 in the Mountain View Cemetery in Chilhowie. The family will receive friends 5 until 7 PM Monday prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Condolences can be made to the family online at Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie is serving the Werkheiser family.

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Family of Carl Edward Werkheiser
c/o Smyth County Moose 1004



Monday, February 3, 2020  5-7 PM


Monday, February 3, 2020
7 PM

Williams Funeral Home
242 Church Ave
Chilhowie VA 24319

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