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Charles Roger Creek


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Charles Roger Creek, 85

Charles Roger Creek, 85, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, passed away July 25, 2016, in Gassville, Arkansas. He was born September 7, 1930, in Flora, Illinois, the son of Charles and Bernice Golden Creek. In 1948, he married Wanda McMillian at Morgansfield, Kentucky. Charles was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He worked for Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company, LP, and was an Ordained Southern Baptist Minister. He served many churches in the area, including one in Kentucky. Charles lived in Mountain Home since moving from North Judson, Indiana, in 1986. After Wanda passed away in 1990, he was married to Oveil Taylor, until her death, in 2012. He was a member of The Bridge Baptist Church, the American Legion, and was a previous Scout Master.

Charles is survived by his son, David (Sherry) Creek of Whitestown, IN; six daughters, Glenda (Dave) Kietzmann of Danville, IL, Deanna (Mike) Gatterman of Danville, IL, Cheryl (Billy) Sanders of Springfield, MO, Janice (Tony) Randall of Flora, IL, Tina (Paul) Church of Winston Salem, NC, and Diana (Jeff) Still of Hariett, AR; brother, Joe (Marsha) Creek of Casey, IL; step-sister, Joann (Danny) Elam of Champaign, IL; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a host of special friends and neighbors.

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Wanda Creek; second wife, Oveil Creek; and two sisters, Judy Phillips and Eva Dickerson.

Visitation will be Thursday, July 28, 2016 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Kirby & Family Funeral Home, Mountain Home, Arkansas. An additional Visitation will be held Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 9:00 am until 10:30 am at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora, Illinois. Graveside Funeral Services will be 11:00 am, Saturday, July 30, 2016, at Elmwood Cemetery, Flora, Illinois.

Memorials may be made to The Bridge Baptist Church Wednesday Night Meal.

Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.
Published in Baxter Bulletin from July 27 to July 29, 2016
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