Charles E. Enlow, 78, of Alton, passed away at 9:41 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, at his residence with his family by his side.
He was born Nov. 17, 1937, in Charleston, the son of the late Arley and Mary (Braden) Enlow.
He married Ruby Toenyes in Union City, Tenn., on Aug. 7, 1957. She survives.
Charles was a member of the First Family Church in East Alton. He enjoyed bowling and gambling; his greatest joy was spending time with his family.
He is survived by a his wife and one daughter and her spouse, Jewel and John McClain of Alton; a granddaughter and her spouse, Crystal and Josh Nolan of Alton; one grandson, Brendan McClain of Alton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two siblings, Marjorie Wilson and Jess Enlow.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, at the Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, at the Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton, with the Rev. Randy Vollmar officiating.
Burial will follow at the Upper Alton Cemetery in Alton.
Memorials may be directed to the First Family Church, 86 Tomlinson, East Alton.
Elias, Kallal, and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton are in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.