Cecil “Chuck” Carlton Hovey, 89, of Murphy, passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, in Hayesville.
He was a native of Bay County, Fla., and the son of the late Sam and Gina Hovey.
He was a retired Navy lieutenant commander. Chuck served in three wars – World War II, Korean and Vietnam.
Chuck was a member of Shepherd of the Mountains Church.
He enjoyed fishing, growing vegetables, tennis and was a fabulous cook.
Chuck also was a master chess player.
He is survived by his wife, Susie Hovey.
No services are planned at this time.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.