DECATUR -- Charles E. Annis, 74, of Decatur, IL passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital.
A service to celebrate and honor his life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017 at Dawson & Wikoff North Chapel. Visitation will be from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at the funeral home. Family requests casual attire. He will be laid to rest at Graceland Cemetery with military rites conducted by the Macon County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Temple Baptist Church Youth Group.
Charles was born on March 7, 1943 in Charleston, MO the son of Claude E. and Rose E. (Jones) Annis. He married Susan Shetler on April 3, 1971 and was a member of Temple Baptist Church. Charles proudly served in the U.S. Army. He worked for Bridgestone-Firestone in the warehouse. Charles loved fishing, watching the St. Louis Cardinals and Minnesota Vikings, but he mostly loved spending time with his grandchildren and family.
Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Susan; son: Patrick (Stephanie) Annis of Oreana, IL; daughter: Mara Johannes of Decatur, IL; twin grandsons: Trent and Drew Annis of Oreana, IL; brother: Bert Annis of Galatia, IL; three sisters: Louise (Harold) Thomas of Harrisburg, IL, Mary (Dewey) Warren of Carrier Mills, IL and Patty (Jerry) Morris of Harrisburg, IL; sister-in-law: Patricia Annis of Russellville, KY.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother: David Annis and sister: Norma Hinkle.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.dawson-wikoff.com.
Obituary written by family members.