Charles L. Pering
Charles L. Pering, age 90, of Springfield, MO, passed away Friday, September 27, 2013. Charles served in the Coast Guard for five years. He later joined the Army where he retired after fifteen years of service. After his military retirement he worked in the private sector for twenty-one years before retiring.
His family included his wife of seventy-one years ,Mary Tommie : four sons, Tom , Ronald (deceased) ,Scott and wife Sandra, and Doug; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at Greenlawn Funeral Home North, with Rev. John Andrews officiating. Burial will be held in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Greenlawn Funeral Home North. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Foundation.
Published in the News-Leader on Oct. 1, 2013