Charles was born on July 6, 1926 and passed away in October 2017. Charles was a resident of Quincy, Illinois at the time of passing. Like many patriotic young men of his generation, he joined the Navy, deploying on the USS Panay in the Pacific during World War II doing so before he marched for high school graduation.?. Services will be held Saturday at 11:00 am at Hansen-Spear with visitation at 10:00 am at the funeral home. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Legion Charities, Smile Train or Quincy Salvation Army.? He'd remind you the Salvation Army helped him repair his glasses while overseas in Service while others did not.