Sgt. Charles “Chas” David Pinkney Jr. a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom passed away on April 6, 2022 at age 37. Chas was known to many in the area. He was born July 21, 1984 to Charles David Pinkney Sr. and Debra (Miller) Pinkney and attended Laurel Highlands High School before enlisting in the U.S. Army.
As a private first-class Chas was stationed in Germany. The U.S. Army recognized Chas for his honorable service and he was a highly decorated Non-Commissioned Officer who received numerous military Commendations for his service. Chas was a proud American.
Chas was preceded in death by his paternal Grandfather George Pinkney Sr., Paternal Grandmother Beatrice Pinkney, Maternal Grandfather Robert Miller and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Chas is survived by his children Charles Warren and Gabriella Katherine of Mill Run, his parents, Charles Pinkney and Debra (Miller) Pinkney of Uniontown, sister Melissa (Pinkney) Judy and husband Daniel of Norvelt, sister Christina (Pinkney) Saunders and husband Christopher of Connellsville, sister Chelsie Skovira of Brisbin, maternal Grandmother Rose Anne Miller of Uniontown, nieces and nephews, Kaydence Mickey, Cameron Mickey, Christian Saunders, Colin Mickey and Wyatt Judy. Also surviving is many beloved cousins and lifelong friend and Army brother Josh Reed and wife Megan of Uniontown, and former wife and mother of his children Stephanie Pinkney.
Friends will be received in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME HOPWOOD, PA, on Sunday April 10, 2022 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm and on Monday April 11, 2022 until 11:00am the hour of the service with Pastor Pete Malik officiating the service. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery where Military Honors will take place.
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