Charles G. "Poncho" Giovando, 87, of Collinsville, Ill., born on July 31,1926, in Collinsville, Ill., died at 10:08 a.m. on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Collinsville, Ill.
Mr. Giovando worked for the railroad for more than 39 years. He was a long time member of Alpha and Omega Christian Fellowship in Collinsville, Ill., and a life time member of the American Legion and the VFW
in Collinsville, Ill. He was a World War II US Navy
veteran and a Korean War
US Army veteran.
Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie, nee Bales, Giovando; parents, Charles J. and Amelia, nee Jones, Giovando; and grandson, Logan Willeford.
Surviving are his daughters, June (Dale) Willeford of Collinsville, Ill., and Elizabeth Giovando of Collinsville, Ill.; grandchildren, Mathew Willeford and Lauren Willeford; and great-grandsons, Luke Willeford and Charles Willeford.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.herrfuneral.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Herr Funeral Home in Collinsville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the funeral home with the Rev. Ron Habermehl officiating. Interment in St. John Cemetery in Collinsville, Ill.
HERR FUNERAL HOME, Collinsville, Ill.