DONNELLSON, IL - Charles W. Ellington, 71, of Donnellson passed away April 28, 2013, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
He was born On September 17, 1941, in Bond County to Robert and Ruth Elam Ellington.
He married Evelyn Warren.
He worked on the Railroad as a foreman for many years.
He is survived by his mother Ruth of Princeville, IL, wife Evelyn, and Children, Ruth (husband Lonnie) Law of Litchfield, Billy Ellington of Florida, Kenny Ellington of Mt. Olive, Ronnie (wife Connie) Ellington of Sorento and Angle Ellington of Litchfield, 3 Grandchildren and 5 Great-Grandchildren, Sisters Marilyn Thacker of Hillsboro, Blanche Green of Hillsboro, Shirley (husband Bruce) Theobald of Princeville, IL, and brothers, Richard Ellington of Mt. Olive and Ronald (wife Debbie) Ellington of Wyoming, IL.
He was preceded in death by his father and one brother, Lloyd Ellington.
Graveside services and burial will be at Mt. Moriah cemetery in Coffeen on Wednesday, May 1 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. James Bailie officiating.
Hough & Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro is in charge of arrangements.