Charles Ray Cyrus Sr., 79, of Tippecanoe, Ohio passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at his home after a battle with cancer. He was born in St. Albans, WV on April 21, 1942 to the late Charles Raymond and Elva Ethel (Adkins) Cyrus.
Charles enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1961 and served in various countries until 1965. After serving in the Marines, Charles worked on Riverboats traveling from Point Pleasant to Wheeling on the Kanawha River, he was an aircraft mechanic for Pratt & Whitney in Connecticut, worked at the Chrysler Plant in Twinsburg and retired from Consolidated Coal in 2004. After retirement he enjoyed farming.
Charles will be terribly missed by his wife, Carol (Kinsey) Cyrus, who he married August 30, 1968; their three sons, Charles (Lori) Cyrus Jr., Mark (Kim) Cyrus, and Gary Cyrus; grandchildren Markie, Koty (Paxton), Conner, Shania (Cash), Stetson and Daisy Cyrus, Cheyenne (Tanner) Bailey, Shaunee (Kyle) Swihart, Mia and Max McIntire; great grandchildren Stryker, Bryler, Hayden, and Ashtyn; siblings Sharon (John) Loftis, Chester (Janet) Cyrus, and Randy Cyrus all of West Virginia.
Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his two brothers Eugene and Roger.
Per Charles’ wishes a cremation with take place and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
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