Barbara Livingston
B: 1930-12-30
D: 2020-06-28
View Details
Livingston, Barbara
Patricia Holt
B: 1957-09-29
D: 2020-06-16
View Details
Holt, Patricia
Ruthlea Roach
B: 1964-02-01
D: 2020-06-13
View Details
Roach, Ruthlea
Margery McCormick
B: 1918-01-14
D: 2020-06-10
View Details
McCormick, Margery
Kimberly Maxwell
B: 1962-01-29
D: 2020-05-23
View Details
Maxwell, Kimberly
Wan Long
B: 1968-06-26
D: 2020-05-17
View Details
Long, Wan
Debra Scyoc
B: 1958-01-27
D: 2020-05-12
View Details
Scyoc, Debra
Rachel Parrott
B: 1927-10-27
D: 2020-05-10
View Details
Parrott, Rachel
Mildred Alkire
B: 1923-07-15
D: 2020-05-04
View Details
Alkire, Mildred
Tom Romeo
B: 1934-09-19
D: 2020-04-30
View Details
Romeo, Tom
Donald Harbert
B: 1951-07-09
D: 2020-04-29
View Details
Harbert, Donald
Betty Talerico
B: 1928-09-06
D: 2020-04-18
View Details
Talerico, Betty
Rebecca R. Osborne
B: 1961-04-14
D: 2020-04-08
View Details
Osborne, Rebecca R.
Lloyd Mayle
B: 1932-10-13
D: 2020-04-08
View Details
Mayle, Lloyd
Richard Eakle
B: 1952-11-24
D: 2020-04-07
View Details
Eakle, Richard
Ryan Bliss
B: 1992-07-07
D: 2020-04-04
View Details
Bliss, Ryan
Byron Duncil
B: 1947-05-15
D: 2020-03-22
View Details
Duncil, Byron
Emma M. Starkey Clevenger
B: 1932-01-21
D: 2020-03-22
View Details
Starkey Clevenger, Emma M.
Eleen Palmer
B: 1942-01-30
D: 2020-03-19
View Details
Palmer, Eleen
Teresa Noe
B: 1926-01-27
D: 2020-03-11
View Details
Noe, Teresa
Betty Kesling
B: 1929-01-01
D: 2020-03-09
View Details
Kesling, Betty


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
300 Pike Street
PO Box 1852
Phone: (304) 592-2500
Fax: (304) 592-2422
Charles Mihelic

Charles Joseph Mihelic

Friday, October 19th, 1951 - Sunday, February 2nd, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Charles Mihelic, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Charles Mihelic

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Charles's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Charles's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Charles Joseph Mihelic, MD, most recently of Shinnston, West Virginia, passed away on the morning of February 2, 2020. Doctor Mihelic lived a full life that would be hard to summarize in the space here. Joining the Army in 1969, he left his hometown of St. Joseph, Missouri, where he was born October 19, 1951, and saw the world. With experience gained as a Special Forces medic, he was inspired to continue his education at the University of Missouri - Kansas City where he graduated with both a bachelor's degree in chemistry and an MD. During this time, he met the love of his life, Mary Douglass Bowman, while living in Alaska, and married September 13, 1977. The couple moved back to the lower 48, and he served communities in the midwest as an emergency room physician. Later, he rejoined the Army as an officer, serving in various capacities, including aiding in the liberation of Kuwait in 1991 during Operation Desert Storm. After leaving the military, he made a home in West Virginia, touching many lives in a quarter century of work prior to his recent retirement. In his spare time, he enjoyed many hobbies, especially outdoor adventures. He swam with sharks, rafted whitewater rapids, and climbed multi-pitch rock faces. In his later years he took up other pastimes, from cooking to woodworking, furnishing his home with his handiwork.

Doctor Mihelic was preceded in death by both his parents, Carl and Catherine “Mimi” Mihelic (Waitkoss) and his stepfather Cecil “Babe” Waitkoss. Many are left who mourn him, and in whose memories he lives on. A complete roll-call here would be impossible, but it starts with his loving family: Wife Mary Mihelic of Shinnston; brother John Patrick Mihelic of St. Joseph; Daughters Amanda Mihelic and Catherine Schlobohm; Sons John Edgar Mihelic and Norman Mihelic; Niece Emily Mihelic; Nephew John Joseph Mihelic; Son-in-law Scott Schlobohm; Daughter-in-law Anita Mihelic; and grandchildren Lilly Rae Wissler, Joseph Gary and Bonnie Louise Schlobohm. We are remiss not to mention the many friends of the family for whom he served as a mentor and a father figure. He will be greatly missed by many.

Visitations will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm and 6 pm to 8 pm at Harmer Funeral home in Shinnston, WV on Thursday February 6th, 2020. On Friday the 7th, a Celebration of Life will be held at the American Legion in Shinnston from 5:30 pm to 9 pm. We invite all friends, family, and past coworkers to attend these functions and celebrate the life of a wonderful husband, father, healer, and friend to many in the community.

In lieu of flowers, he requests that donations can be made in his name to Wounded Warriors or the Harrison County Humane Society.

Online memories and condolences may be shared at
A service of Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston.
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Charles Joseph Mihelic, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Charles here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Stacey Gray, Greg Ellis, and other have sent flowers to the family of Charles Joseph Mihelic.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Bob Slater

Posted at 11:02pm
Prayers and sympathy for the extended Mihelic family. We see John on a regular basis and were good friends wth Charles' parents and with Babe. May he rest in peace. Charlene and Bob Slatyer, St. Joseph, MO

Patti Snead

Posted at 03:13pm
Family and Friends,
I’m soo very sorry to hear of Chuck’s (Dr. Mihelic) passing. We were in the same high school graduating class 1969 of Christian Brother’s & Le Blond. It doesn’t surprise me of all of his accomplishments. He was a great guy, fun,polite and ever so respected.
My prayers are coming your way.
God Love You and God Bless You
Patti Snead Saint Joseph Missouri

Stacey Gray

Posted at 11:18am
Friends of John.... there for you in your time of loss.
Flower Image

Stacey Gray purchased flowers and planted a memorial tree for the family of Charles Mihelic. Send Flowers


Kathy Thrasher Barnett

Posted at 03:56pm
Chuck was our 2nd cousin. I worked with him in the ER at the formerly named, Heartland Hospital. He was a great guy and the ER was sad to see him move. He came from a great family. ❤️

Bob Belcher

Posted at 01:26pm
Chuck and I grew up together on the South Side of Saint Joseph Missouri just 5 houses apart. He and I were in the same Communion class at Saint Stanislaus Catholic Church in 1958 (I still have that photo). Chuck had a great work ethic and had great parents as role models. He was a great friend and always did the right thing as a young man growing up. Chuck played football for Christian Brothers at nose tackle and I played quarterback for Benton High School and we would talk after games. After high school, we lost contact with each other but it sounds like he did a lot of great things in his lifetime. Seeing his picture in the obituary brought back many memories of Chuck as we were growing up. I am sorry that Chuck passed at an early age. God bless Chuck and his family.

Bob Belcher

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each