ASHTABULA — Walter D. Carle, age 89, of Ashtabula, Ohio, died late Monday, March 31, 2014, at the Country Club Retirement Campus.
He was born on August 16, 1924, the son of Raymond A. and Helen K. (McCalmont) Carle.
A Veteran, he served in the United States Army during World War II. He worked maintenance and construction at the CEI for 40 years.
He also enjoyed woodworking and singing with a barber shop choir. He was a faithful member of the Harris Memorial Presbyterian Church where he sang in the church choir.
He was active in the Ashtabula High School Athletic Boosters. He was involved in coaching Little League in Ashtabula and helped to repair the equipment. He also bowled at ABC Lanes for over 30 years.
He is survived by his children, Jeffery L. (Cathy) Carle of Ashtabula and Greg A. Carle of Uniontown, Ohio; grandchildren, Jennifer Carle of Ashtabula, Jill Carle of Ashtabula and Michael (Jamie) Carle of Uniontown, Ohio; and four great-grandchildren, Travis, Madelyn, Lydia and David.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Natalie A. Carle in 2002; brother, Roger R. Carle; and a sister, Virginia May Carle in infancy.
Calling Hours will be held on Thursday, April 3rd, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Ashtabula Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS & CREMATORY, INC., 526 W. Prospect Road, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004.
Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, April 4th, at the Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Meranda, of Messiah Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will take place in Saybrook Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross, 433 Center St., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004, or to the American Cancer Society, 11432 Mayfield Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.
Obituary and guestbook available at fleming-billman.com and starbeacon.com.