Charles Eugene Sleighter Sr. 1933~2022


Mr. Charles Eugene Sleighter Sr., 89, of Chambersburg, died Sunday morning November 20, 2022, at his residence.

Charles Eugene Sleighter Sr.
Charles Eugene Sleighter Sr.

He was the husband of the late Alice Louise Calbertson Sleighter, who died in October, 2019.

Born September 19, 1933, in Virginia, he was a son of the late Garnet Monroe and Lillian Virginia Coots Sleighter.

Mr. Sleighter was a veteran of the United States Army, proudly serving as a Staff Sergeant.

In addition to assisting with farming as a young man, Mr. Sleighter worked with Gulf Steam & Texaco Stations, and Agway; Cumberland Valley Christian School; and South Mountain Restoration Center. He also served as a guard for local warehouses; and as bus driver for the public school system and church Sunday School.

Surviving are his children Saundra K. Sleighter, and Tina L. Boock and husband Craig, all of Chambersburg, Charles E. Sleighter, Jr., of Pittsburgh, and Walter A. Sleighter and wife Shelly of Washington; numerous grand and great grandchildren; siblings Linda K. Funk of Chambersburg, and Garnet M. Sleighter and wife Irma of Texas; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides his wife and parents, Mr. Sleighter was preceded in death by sons James M. and William C. Sleighter; and siblings Bonnie Donley, and Damon and Dwight Sleighter.

The family will receive friends at Sellers Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 297 Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg, on Monday, November 28, from 10 a.m., until the funeral service begins at the funeral home at 11 a.m. with Rev. Carl G. McKee officiating.

Interment will follow in Norland Cemetery, Chambersburg.

Those wishing may offer condolences to the family at the funeral home’s website.

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