Charles “Flip” Ooten Sr, 67, of Dingess, WV, departed this life on June 14, 2021 at his residence.
He was born July 23, 1953 in Holden, WV, the son of the late Mike and Opal Ooten.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jack & Ellen Ooten and Harvey & Hester Brewster, one sister, Thelma Crum, three brothers, Eugene Smith, Glenn Smith and Johnnie Ooten and his father-in-law, Anthony Fleming.
Flip enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, hunting, fishing, and bee keeping with his daughter Tiffany.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Tammie Ooten; three daughters, Tiffany Gillman of Dingess, Amanda (Dewey) Hall of Readyville, TN and Ashley (Matthew) Lenox of Chapmanville; three sons, Charles Jr (Anna) Ooten, TC (Kayla) Fleming, and Phillip Gillman all of Dingess; three sisters, Jewel Mahone and Ellen Crum both of Delbarton and Lana (Thurman) Lackey of Dingess; two brothers, Ralph Ooten of Delbarton and Mike (Margie) Ooten of Mill Creek; six grandchildren, Kynlee Fleming, Olivia Ooten, Aiden Fleming, Jonathan Mathis, Christopher Mathis and Justin Ooten; he is also survived by Yvonna Vance and Misty Fleming who he thought of as daughters, Joe Crum who he though of as a dad; his special friend, Archie Conley; and his mother-in-law, Rebecca Fleming.
Services will be held at 1:00pm, Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Freeman Funeral Home with Dennie Evans officiating. Burial will follow at the Flip Ooten Cemetery at Dingess, WV.
Visitation will be on Friday, June 18, 2021 from 6:00pm until 9:00pm at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Charles Ooten Jr, TC Fleming, Richard Ooten, Johnnie Fleming, Evan Vance, Mike Hall and Robert Gibson.
Honorary pallbearers will be Thurman Lackey, John Smith and Matthew Lenox.
Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, WV is in charge of the arrangements.
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