Obituary: Charles W. “Bill” Newhouse

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Updated: Jun. 14, 2021 at 10:31 AM EDT
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Charles W. “Bill” Newhouse, 91, of Parkersburg, WV passed away Friday June 11, 2021 at his residence.  He was born November 15, 1929 in Walker, WV a son of the late Ernest and Kate Peters Newhouse.

He was a 1946 graduate of Parkersburg High School.  He served twenty years in the United States Air Force, during which time he graduated from the University of New Mexico as a Meteorologist.  He retired from the Air Force in 1968 and graduated from the New Jersey State Police Academy in 1970, where he served as a Deputy Sheriff for five years.  He was a long time resident of Parkersburg, WV after returning in 1976.

He is survived by his wife of thirty-two years Christine Newhouse; three daughters Evelyn Epler (Stan) of Davisville, Theresa Whitley (Ralph) of Fleming Island, FL, and Belinda Santamore (Gary) of Biloxi, MS; three sons Donald Newhouse (Judy) of Vienna, James Newhouse (Candy) of Tabernacle, NJ, and Kenneth Newhouse of Vienna; step daughter Terry Harris of Houston, TX; step son Jack L. Harris of Mobile, AL; twelve grandchildren; eight step grandchildren; several great grandchildren; sister Eleanor McClung; and three brothers Samuel, Delbert, and Jerry Newhouse.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters Wanda Hall, Virginia Stutler, and Ruby Hewitt; and two brothers Robert and David Newhouse.

Services will be Tuesday 2:00 PM at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg with Reverend Frank Miller officiating.  Burial will be at Sunset Memory Gardens.  Visitation will be Tuesday 12-2 PM.

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