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Beth McHose

Chuck McHose

December 31, 1948 - April 14, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Chuck McHose . Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. If we plan virtual gatherings, we will post invites. Remember to RSVP to help us plan. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Chuck McHose passed away on April 14th, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond, VA from complications of COVID-19. This is not a traditional obituary, as he would truly hate that. This is a tribute to him. Let’s start with the basics. Chuck was a devoted, unconditionally loving husband. He was a supportive, helpful-at-all-times, unconditionally loving father and grandfather. He was a minister, a friend, a teacher, a...  see more
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  • Stephen Gifford
    Chuck and I were friends during our first year in seminary. We did some traveling and clowning around, played softball and found our grounding for our futures in the church. Among other prompts, I have always, always thought of him when listening to...  more
  • Theresa Kaufman
    Chuck McHose was our pastor. I knew him as "Pastor Chuck". I only knew Pastor Chuck for approximately 5 months. In that short time, he made a lasting impression on me. He came to our church at a time when we needed a pastor to guide us in...  more
  • Curt Fleming
    I am deeply wounded by the loss of Chuck McHose, my sister’s husband, and a member of our family. I loved Chuck. When Chuck (His mother referred to him as Charles) entered my world, it was as a ten-year-old kid. Sis (Pam) met him while he was finishing...  more
  • Kate Cox
    I've known Chuck for about 20 years through his daughter Beth. I already had a couple of indirect connections to him at the time Beth and I grew close during middle school: he was a minister at the church my dad grew up attending, and his son Chris ran...  more
  • Jason Basham
    Chuck was a wonderful man and I’m so thankful he spent this special day with us. Prayers for the McHose family.
  • Ashley McCoy
    MR. Chuck was my pastor growing up at St Paul's UMC Christiansburg va. Our youth leader I remember going on trips to Williamsburg with our church. Then I was blessed to have him officiate my wedding. My heart breaks for his family and friends. He was...  more
  • Danny Milnes
    It was a long time ago, and my relationship with Chuck only lasted a few months in reality. I landed in Christiansburg my junior year, and ended up best friends and doubles partners with Chris. Chuck was always welcoming, always cheerful. I lived and...  more