Charles “Yip” Carlock, 94, of Smithdale, died Wednesday, November 6, 2019. He was born August 1, 1925 in Warren, Ohio, a son of the late Charles and Martha (Kelly) Carlock. Prior to retirement he was employed by US Steel. Yip was a former Elizabeth Township Commissioner for 49 years and a veteran of World War II serving in the Navy. He was a member of VFW Post 7812, West Newton, Sutersville Moose, Collinsburg Leiderkrantz, and WMBU of Blythdale. Surviving are his wife, Martha (Bednar) Carlock; children, Larry Carlock, Valerie Salopek, and Kevin Carlock; grandchildren, Jennifer Hineline, Desiree Francis, Brittany Salopek, Charles Carlock III, Brianne Carlock, Kevin Carlock Jr., Cody Carlock, and Kayden Carlock; 5 great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Friends will be received 2-4 & 6-8 pm Monday at the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, 901 Vine St. West Newton, where a Funeral Service will be held at 11 am Tuesday. Interment will follow in West Newton Cemetery. Condolences may be left at http://www.mccauleyfuneralhomes.com
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