Edward “Ed” Charlton, 56 of Grafton passed away Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Mon General Hospital in Morgantown with his family by his side from complications of Covid-19. He was born September 18, 1965 in Philippi, the son of the late Clarence “Bill” and Martha Deloris Brown Charlton.
Ed attended Grafton High School and graduated with the Class of 1984. He was a Master Electrician, Plumber, HVAC and Waste Water Treatment certified. He worked many years while owning and operating his own construction business Charlton Construction. He took great pride in building custom log homes and was proud of the projects he completed through his business or just helping others. He also operated an Underwater Dive Service, teaching scuba diving too many people as a hobby also certifying many enabling them to assist on rescue teams in the tri- state area. Ed enjoyed participating in the Toughman Contest, hunting and the time he could spend outdoors. He liked being among his friends and family as often as possible and considered each of them as the joy of his life especially his grandchildren.
Ed is survived by two daughters, Alyssa Charlton, of Grafton, Tosha Leach (Keith), Grafton; five grandchildren, Ben, Chloie, Dakota, Willow and Ryder; girlfriend Nancie Propst, Morgantown and her son Hunter Cornwell, Morgantown, mother of Ed’s children, Lisa Bolyard Leach, Grafton; three sisters, Laura Lafferty (Lester) Grafton, Tammy Charlton, Canton, OH, Billie Jo Charlton, Grafton; a brother, Joseph Charlton, Grafton; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Ed is preceded in death by a brother Clarence Matt Charlton.
Family and friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home, Grafton, Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 3:00PM until the time of Ed’s Celebration of Life Service at 7:00PM with Pastor Orville Wright officiating. Online Condolences can be sent to the Charlton family at www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com Bartlett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Charlton family.
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