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321 North Main Street
Piedmont, MO 63957
Phone: 573-223-4242
Fax: 573-223-2853
Leo Charles

Leo Ray Charles

January 2, 1932 - February 12, 2019
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Leo Ray Charles, 87, of Defiance, MO, passed Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at his residence. He was born January 2, 1932 in McGee, MO, to parents Oliver and Emma (Roe) Charles. Leo was a loving father, brother and uncle. He proudly served our country serving in the United States Army, spending time in Korea. Leo was a Tool Dispatcher for forty-one years at Boeing. On August 24, 1957 he married Patsy Chubb and to this union three children were born. Leo enjoyed gardening, outdoors, yard work, fishing and hunting in his younger years. He was a hard worker, good provider and was always there when he was needed. Leo enjoyed spending time around Lowndes during his vacations. He deeply cared for his family and enjoyed every minute he had with them. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brothers: Leonard, Troy and Joseph Charles; sisters: Gertrude Stephens, Luella Stephens, Mae Carson, Beulah McGhee, and Leoda Stacy. Leo is survived by his loving and devoted wife of sixty-one years; children: Chris Charles, Randy Charles, Leona Charles all of Defiance, MO; sister Deloris Bachel of Oakland, CA, sister-in-law Shirley Charles of Greenville, MO, and many nieces and nephews. Visitation was held at 5:00 pm Friday, February 15, 2019 at Ruegg Funeral Home, Greenville, MO. Funeral service followed at 11:00 am, Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Community Church of Christ Lowndes, MO. Pastors Dale Rogers, Jack Rogers and Jeremy Rogers ministered to the family. Chris Charles, Randy Charles, Donald Stacy, David Stacy, Tim Stacy and Brandon Chubb served as pallbearers. Burial was at the Community Church of Christ Cemetery, Lowndes, MO, with full military honors provided by the Missouri National Guard. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhomes.com
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  • First Visitation

    Friday, February 15, 2019 | 5:00pm
    When
    Friday, February 15, 2019 5:00pm
    Location
    Ruegg Funeral Home, Greenville
    Address
    117 Oak Street
    GREENVILLE, MO
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  • Service

    Saturday, February 16, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, February 16, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Lowndes Community Church of Christ
    Address
    Address Not Available
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  • Interment

    Saturday, February 16, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 16, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Lowndes Community Church of Christ Cemetery
    Address
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    Lowndes, Missouri
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