Charles Jerry Crady, 71, of West Frankfort, IL passed away at his residence Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 at 11:12 a.m.
Charles was born Sept. 7, 1941, in Louisville, Ky. to Guy and Willa (Haines) Crady.
Charles was a sergeant in the U.S. Marines, having served in Vietnam.
He was a member of St Paul's Lutheran Church in West Frankfort and a member of American Legion in Orient, VFW in West Frankfort.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Joyce Nickles.
Charles is survived by four daughters, Wendy (Rusty) Dillon of Albuquerque, N. M., Gale Broderick of Genoa City, Wisc, Debbie Shepard of Janesville, Wisc., and Gretchen Crady of Rockford; brother, Bishop Crady of North Port, Fla.; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Union Funeral Home with Pastor David Kern officiating.
Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at the funeral home from 8 to 10 a.m., prior to the service. Interment will be held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Assumption.
A walk through will take place at 9:45 a.m. by the American Legion Post 1961 of Orient, VFW Post 5764 of West Frankfort, Zeigler Post 177, and the Marion National Honor Guard.U.S. Marine Corps Honor Guard will be rendering military honors.
Online condolences of sympathy may be made at www.unionfh.com.