CRUTE, Charles Edward, 82, of Chester, passed away peacefully on January 23, 2018 at home after a long illness. Charles was born May 30, 1935. He was the son of the late, Charlie and Esther Skeeter Crute. Charles was an honorably discharged Air Force veteran. He returned to Virginia in 1970, and worked for Jarvis, “the other phone company.” His hobbies included spending time with his four girls, camping, fishing, woodworking, trips to the grocery store and traveling, visiting over 35 countries. Survivors include his cherished wife of 56 years, Beverly S. Crute, daughters, Cathy Toney (Steve), Nancy Noonan (Kirk), Kelly Eysie, and Tracy Teeling (John); grandsons, Brock and Cameron Eysie; and a sister; Carol Barefoot (Grad). A memorial service will be held at 3pm Sunday January 28, 2018 at Chester Presbyterian, 3424 W Hundred Rd, Chester, VA 23831. Memorials can be made to the local SPCA.