Chad Dean Wollenweber
1975 - 2020
Gastonia – Chad Dean Wollenweber, 45, our friendly, generous, prankster and beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle and friend passed away suddenly on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at home, surrounded by love with his family by his side.
He was born in Alma, Michigan on June 3, 1975, the son of Betty Stevens Wollenweber and the late Robert Wollenweber. Growing up in Breckenridge, Michigan, he graduated with the class of 1994. After ten years of courting, on January 4, 2002, he married the love of his life, Cynthia Betancourt Wollenweber. Together a total of 28 years, they shared four wonderful children, two beautiful grandchildren and countless memories. Chad was born and raised in Michigan. He enjoyed being involved with his children extracurricular activities serving on the Little League Board, volunteering with Boy Scouts and coaching their softball and baseball teams. Since relocating to North Carolina, Chad was most recently employed by Velocitor Solutions of Charlotte, and prior spent many years employed at CS Motorsports in Gastonia. Chad was best known for his passion and the numerous positions he held in the car audio business for the past 27 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, R/C cars, and almost any type of car audio project he could get his hands on. He enjoyed helping others and putting smiles on people's faces. His joking personality will be greatly missed for years to come.
Left to cherish his memories is his loving wife Cynthia Betancourt Wollenweber; children, Bryanna (Brandon) Lumsden, Kylea Wollenweber and Parker Wollenweber; grandchildren, Xzavien and Maliyah Lumsden; his mother, Betty Stevens Wollenweber; his siblings, Linda (Ken) Shelley; Mike (Tonya) Wollenweber; Cindy (Vinnie) Smith and Teresa (Ron) Bushre; In-Laws, Ramon and Rosario Betancourt; Grace (John) Gonzales, Ray (Jill) Betancourt, Jr., Norma (Fred) Jimenez; Cathy (Felix) Zuniga; also survived by 24 nieces and 29 nephews. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by their infant baby.
Honoring Chad's wishes, cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 26th at the Private Residence, 3983 Mt. Beaulah Road, Maiden, NC 28650.
Those planning an expression of sympathy to the family may consider the Chad Wollenweber Memorial Fund at PNC Bank.
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, if you feel the need to stay home, a card or phone call to the family will be appreciated.
Condolences may be made to www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com
Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia 704-864-5144 is serving the Family.