Charles “Charlie” W.

Womac, 72, of Athens, passed away Sunday, Jan. 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; and numerous nieces, nephews and special friends. Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Alex Thompson and the Rev. Jerry Stephens officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. 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 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the online guest registry at Ziegler Funeral Home of Athens has been entrusted with the care of Charles “Charlie” W. Womac.

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