TOWNSEND, Carl S. Jr., 75, of Weirton, passed away on Saturday January 5, 2013, at the Weirton Medical Center.
Born on June 14, 1937, in Mingo Junction, OH, he was a son of the late Carl S. Townsend Sr. and Stephanie A. Kostolansky Townsend.
A retired educator, Carl graduated from Follansbee High School in 1955 and from John Carroll University in Cleveland in 1960 with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science. Following college Carl worked for the Charlie Bailey Meter Co. in Cleveland from 1960 to 1964. From 1964 to 1992 he was an employee of the former Weirton Steel. He then worked for Tech INT. Technologies from 1994 to 1998. In addition he had taught at various institutions for 40 years throughout the area. Also he was a professor of mathematics at WV Northern Community College from 2000 to 2008.
One brother, Harry Townsend, died in 1995.
Carl leaves his loving wife, Joyce A. Trojan Townsend, his son, David B. Townsend of Weirton, his daughter, Tammy J. Townsend of Wheeling, his brother, Donald Townsend of Weirton, his sister, Polly Meredith of Apopka, FL; and one uncle, Paul Kostolansky of Charleroi, PA.
In fulfilling Carl's wishes, cremation has taken place and no services are planned.
The Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester has been entrusted with these services.