Charles (Chuck) Wilsey, 87, a long time resident of Wenatchee, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 8th, 2020.
Chuck was born in Loxley, Alabama to Murray & Minnie Wilsey on July 14th, 1933. He had spent his childhood years in Alabama & the Florida Panhandle until 1947, with his large family of 12 brothers & sisters. The family moved to Wenatchee, right next door to the Kelley family, where he met the love of his life, Margaret (Peggy) Kelley. They were sweethearts all through school & were married on August 14th, 1954.
Chuck served in the US Army & then in the National Guard & made many memories. In 1960, he started his long career as a Wenatchee Police officer till he retired in 1985.
Chuck and Pegs house of 62 years was always filled with family, friends, kids & lots of love. Whether it was barbecues, reunions, or holidays, everyone loved being together at their home & many generations of cherished memories were made.
He was preceded in death by his wife Peggy, father Murray, mother Minnie, brothers Emmitt, Oscar, James, Conrad, John, Wayne, Gail & sisters Ada, Dorris, Louise and Peggy. He is survived by his brother Thomas(Ozzie), son Jeff Wilsey, daughters Jenny Blase & husband Dan, Jill Blankenship & husband Kevin. Grandchildren Crystal, Maranda, Aryn, Lauren. Great grandchildren Brielle, Rylee, Liam and Archer.
Service to be done by Jones & Jones, on a date yet to be determined due to Covid-19. Once arrangements are made, they will be posted to Chuck’s Facebook page.