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October 16, 1947 ~ January 12, 2020 (age 72)

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Charles “Charlie” W. Womac

Age 72

Of Athens

Passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020

At Starr regional Medical Center in Athens


A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was the son of the late Raymond “Cuz” and Wilma Louise Carter Womac and was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Elrod Womac.  He was retired from Mayfield’s as a transport driver and was known as “Transtar Charlie”. Charlie was a member of the Athens Travelers Car Club and the Rough Riders in Etowah.  He was proud to have been one of the first students to attend City Park Elementary School when it opened in 1953. Charlie was a member of East Athens Baptist Church.


Survivors include his son,

   Tony Womac of Athens

Two grandchildren: Loryn Hendershot and Kaitlyn Hendershot

One sister and brother-in-law,

   Sherry and Randy Tallent of Athens

One brother and sister-in-law,

   Stan and Linda Womac of Englewood

Numerous nieces, nephews and special friends.


Funeral services will be 7 pm Wednesday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Alex Thompson and Rev. Jerry Stephens officiating.  Burial will be 11 am Thursday in McMinn Memory Gardens


Pallbearers will be Billy Burris, Kevin Caruthers, Jeremy German, Steve "Moe" Moses, Danny Richesin, and Barry Toomey. Honorary pallbearers will be Ron Clute and Randy Tallent.


The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.


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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Charles “Charlie” W. Womac.

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January 15, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

Funeral Service
January 15, 2020

7:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

January 16, 2020

11:00 AM
McMinn Memory Gardens
1739 County Road 561
Athens, TN 37303

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