Charleston Sr., Raymond A.
Date: Thursday, January 26, 2012
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri
Date: Friday, January 27, 2012
Mahn Twin City Chapel
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Raymond A. Charleston Sr., age 92, of Festus, MO, entered into rest on Monday, January 23, 2012 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born on October 18, 1919, in Festus, MO to the late Harvey H. and Gertrude (Gill) Charleston. He was married to the late Georgia R. (Kelly) Charleston who passed away on August 6, 1997.
He is survived by his sons: Raymond (Renee') Charleston Jr of Jennings, MO and Harvey (Frances) Charleston of Festus, MO, special friend: Evelyn Carter of Festus, MO, 6 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Herbert Charleston and John Charleston and sisters: Helen Charleston and Winifred Burton.
Mr. Charleston was a retired truck driver for C.E.S. and Inman Trucking. He served his country as a United States Army veteran. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Reverend Leonard Dennis to officiate services.