Charles Wesley Bodimer II, 58, a resident of Eureka Star Route, died in Holzer Medical Center this morning at 5 oclock.
He was born at Eureka Sept. 4, 1915, the son of the late Charles W. and Della Clark Bodimer. He attended Chambersburg School, and graduated from Gallia Academy High School with the Class of 1934.
He was a salesman most of his life, was employed by Goldschmidt-Sydnor, Huntington, W. Va. and later operated a grocery store and service station at Eureka, and served as postmaster.
He enlisted in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He served Gallia County two terms as Auditor in the 1950s. He was a member of the Methodist Church at Chambersburg, and the Gallia Chapter of F. & A.M. at Chambersburg; was a member of the Rose Commandery No. 43, Gallipolis.
He was married to Ruth Steele, a native of Logan, W. Va. in October 1943. She survives, with two sons and two daughters, Mrs. Larry (Anna Marie) Harrison of Erie, Pa. and Mrs. James (Charla) Ellott of Gallipolis; Charles W. III, a student at Ohio University and Lewis Claude, a student at Gallia Academy. Two grandsons and a grand-daughter survive. Two brothers, Byron E. Bodimer of Confluence, Pa. and Lewis H. of Eureka Star Rt. And one sister, Mrs. L. Claude (Iris) Miller of Gallipolis, survive.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Millers Home for Funerals.
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