Charles (Chuck) Marble Wettergreen

charles (chuck) wettergreen

June 18, 1946 ~ March 24, 2024

Born in: Schenectady, New York
Resided in: Asheville, North Carolina

Charles (Chuck) Marble Wettergreen, 78, of Asheville, NC, passed away on Sunday after a brief but aggressive battle with cancer. Mr. Wettergreen was born on June 18, 1946, in Schenectady, NY, to John and Mary Wettergreen.

Chuck served his country as a member of the Navy for 6 years, from 1965 to 1971, working as a nuclear power plant technician and machinist on multiple nuclear submarines. Following his military service, he attended Claremont McKenna College and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. Chuck and Susan (Leach) were married on June 24, 1972, in Richfield, OH.

Throughout his entire career, Chuck worked in Accounting and Human Resources at Bridgestone Firestone. During his career, he and Susan lived in Monrovia, Liberia, for 4 years, and later settled in Geneva, IL, for 25 years where they raised their children. While in Geneva, Chuck found joy in gardening, beekeeping, and making mead. He was actively involved in his children’s education and extracurricular activities, particularly swimming and Boy Scouts.

Chuck is survived by his loving wife, Susan, their two children, Matthew (Claudia Solis) Wettergreen of Houston, TX, and Sarah (Matt) Sandquist of Champaign, IL, as well as three grandchildren: Ada Jude Solis Wettergreen, Marshall Nelson Sandquist, and Anderson Josef Sandquist. He is also survived by his sister, Beth Wettergreen, and nieces. Chuck was preceded in death by his sister, Joan Greene, and brother, John Wettergreen.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 30, at 11:00 AM at Givens Estates Chapel and Columbarium.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that memorial donations be directed to their chosen charity.

Groce Funeral Home’s Lake Julian team is assisting the family.


Memorial Service: March 30, 2024 11:00 am

Pulliam Chapel at Givens Estates
100 Wesley Drive
Asheville, 28803


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. There are no words to ease you grief. Know you are in our hearts and Prayers. God Bless.
    Love, Jane and Dan Shackelford

  2. So sorry to hear about my cousin Chuck.
    “He’s not where he was but
    ,”everywhere you are.”

  3. Hey Stinky I I will miss you so much, you were always my protector and my friend. I,ll never forget all our many adventures….

    With love from your sister, Smelly ❤️

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