Charles C. Chaney 1952-2018
WARREN — Charles C. Chaney, 66, of Warren, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
Born April 1, 1952, in Warren, he was the son of Clarence C. and Mary Ann Ronyak Chaney and was a graduate of Lakeview High School in Cortland.
Charles was raised with his family in Bazetta, and moved to Garfield Heights as an adult before moving back to Warren in recent years. He worked at McDonald Steel, LTV Steel and Industrial First corporations and Myers Industries throughout his career. He took great pride in being a Cub Scout leader and later Scout Master of Pack 361 in Garfield Heights.
He briefly pursued a political career running for president of council in Garfield Heights and was the president of the Garfield Heights Friends of the Library for many years. He was a passionate scale model builder and enjoyed puzzles, sudoku and painting. He spent countless hours supporting his children and grandchildren in their athletic endeavors. He loved the simple things in life and held a special place in his heart for fishing, camping and canoeing.
Charles will be remembered as a beloved son, brother, father and grandfather. His memory will be carried on by his three children, sons, Robert Chaney and Charles F. Chaney and daughter, Cheree Chaney Powell; brothers, James J.L. Chaney Sr., Leroy R. Chaney, Dion S. Chaney and Ronald L. Chaney; sister, Wendy R. Wortman; and grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence C. and Mary Ann Ronyak Chaney; and a sister, Gladys L. Clark.
The family will receive friends 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at McFarland-Barbee Family Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at St. John Paul II Church, 420 North St. NW, Warren, with the Rev. Christopher Henyk officiating. Services of final committal will follow in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta. A gathering for family and friends will follow at Candlelite Knolls, 2619 Bazetta Road NE, Warren, OH 44481.
Arrangements are entrusted to McFarland-Barbee Family Funeral Home, 271 N. Park Ave., Warren, Ohio 44481, 330-393-9621. Visit www.McFarlandBarbeeCares.com to view this obituary, send condolences and order flowers.