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“I only worked with Mr. Bettinger a few years at Thomas Field, Company, however his wonderful stories of his life and his smile was enough to keep you...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Keith David "Plug" Martin - WV

“It is with great personal sadness that I hear of Tom's passing. He was a great companion, mentor and partner. We fought many battles together.And win...Read More »
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“Our sympathies. We met Tom at dances and parties, and he was always a charming and engaging conversationalist. His smile and joie de vivre will be...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: John and Mary Fischer - WV

“I know it is with great sorrow on the loss of your Dad Barbara but as you look back you don't ever have say I wish I had. Daughters like you are very...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Bob Hill - Charleston, WV

“Our family were very good friends with the Jim Walker family growing up.Jim was in my parents wedding. Tom joined in with Christmas progressive...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Betty Trost Kelly - Vonore, TN

“Tommy was greatly admired by my late father, Criss Steinbeck, who graduated from CHS with him in 1940. My condolences on the loss of this dear...Read More »
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Charles Thomas "Tom" Bettinger, Jr., 93 of Charleston passed away peacefully on July 3, 2016 at The Ridgemont.
Tom was a life member of Christ Church United Methodist, Charleston, member of the Brass Assemble and choir member, Graduate of Ohio Wesleyan and a brother of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. He was Vice-President of Thomas Field and Company, he served for 33 months in the U.S. Army during World War II, member of Charleston Symphony Orchestra, past President of Charleston Figure Skating Club, Charleston High School Class of 1940 Graduate and was active in the class reunion committee.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Charles Thomas Bettinger, Sr., Ara M. Mitchell and brother, Claude Bettinger.
Survivors include his daughters, Ann Bettinger-Martin and Barbara Ann Bettinger both of Charleston; son, Robert Alan "Bob" Bettinger and wife Julie of South Charleston; sister, Marguerite Walker of Charleston.
Grandchildren, Erin Elizabeth and John Charles Martin, Charles Douglas Bettinger. special companion Mary Mullens. Many beloved nieces, nephews, cousin's extended family and friends.
Memorial Services will be 4:00 PM Saturday July 9, 2016 at Christ Church United Methodist with Rev. Dr. Jay Parkins officiating. A reception will follow after services at the church.
In Lieu of flowers donations to: Christ Church United Methodist, 1221 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV 25301.
The family will accept online condolences at: cpjfuneralhome.com
Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Bettinger Family