Woolery, Charles F ‘Chuck’, 72 of Riverside, Ohio passed away February 7, 2019 at Soin Medical Center.
He was born July 6, 1946 in Dayton, Ohio. Chuck retired from Mad River Local School District after 30 + years of teaching and coaching.
Chuck starting coaching girls’ basketball at Spinning Hills Junior High. Chuck was the assistant head coach of Stebbins girls’ softball team helping to lead the team to district runner-up in 1981.
Chuck was head coach of Stebbins High School girls’ volleyball team leading the team to District Runner-up 1981 and District Champions in 1988 and being named Coach of the Year.
Chuck also coached St. Helen School youth soccer, basketball and baseball. He also was the assistant boys’ volleyball coach at Carroll High School.
He graduated from Tipp City High School in 1965, the University of Dayton in 1974 and in 1976 earned his Master’s Degree from U.D.
Chuck served as a Sergeant in the USAF 6917th Security Group stationed at Clark Air Force Base in the Philippines and San Vito Dei Normanni Air Station, Brindisi, Italy from 1965 – 1969. After being Honorable discharged, he attended the University of Dayton.
He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, Beavercreek, Ohio.
He loved fishing in Michigan, traveling, reading and playing golf, attending the OSU Buckeyes football games and was part of the University of Dayton Flyer faithful. He was also a Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Reds fan.
To keep busy after retirement, Chuck took a part time job with the Dayton Auto Auction until 2013.
Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Franklin Woolery Sr. and Elizabeth Ann Holler; Step-Dad George Rees of Englewood, Ohio; and brother Nicholas ‘Nick’ Woolery of Norfolk, Virginia.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Joye S. Dafler Woolery; son Christopher Allen Franklin Woolery; sister Barbara ‘Barb’ Gorrell; and various nieces and nephews.
Chuck was a devoted husband and father who will be dearly missed.
A Celebration of Chuck's life will take place on Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 2-4:00 pm at the Milton Athletic Club.
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