Charles E. “Charlie” King, 80, of Granite City, passed away on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at Christian Hospital in St. Louis.
He was born Jan. 17, 1934, in Granite City, a son of the late Harry J. and Nora E. (Schmitt) King.
He married Jacquelyn R. “Jackie” (Duenning) King on June 12, 1954, at the former Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Granite City and she passed away on Feb. 15, 2011.
In celebration of his life and in accordance to his wishes, a memorial visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2606 Washington Ave. in Granite City.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. with Father Jeff Holtman as celebrant. Burial will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Granite City Scholarship Foundation, www.irwinchapel.com.