age 75, of Herculaneum, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at his home. He was born June 25, 1941, in Bismarck, Missouri, the son of the late Beulah (nee Taylor) and George Black.
He is survived by his wife, Betty (nee Robinson) Black; daughters Pamela Sue (Mike) Brinegar of Festus, Missouri, Catherine Ann (Johnny) Hargrove of Jessieville, Arkansas, Cheryl Louise (Terry) Lawson of Kansas City, Missouri, and Sara Elizabeth (Mark) Valle of St. Charles, Missouri; sister Leota (the late Morris) Williams of Bismarck; brother Bill (the late Rose) Black of Desloge, Missouri; grandchildren Ashley (Ryan) Bement, Timmy (Mandi) Holloway, Michael Brinegar, Katie Brinegar, Tyler Hargrove, Logan Lawson, Isaac Valle, and Luke Valle; and great-grandchildren Kaidan and Parker Bement and Dani Holloway.
He was a retired machinist for Boeing in St. Louis, a member of First Assembly of God in Herculaneum, and a United States Army veteran.
Visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Friday, June 9, 2017, at Vinyard Hillcrest Funeral Home in Pevely, Missouri. Funeral at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, June 10, at the funeral home, officiated by Rev. Cody Alley, Mercy Hospice Chaplain. Interment in Herculaneum City Cemetery. Memorials in Charles's name are preferred to the Parkinson's Foundation, Gideons, or the