Charles R. Chatham

Charles R. Chatham, 80, of Swansea, IL, born Saturday, August 16, 1930, in St. Louis, MO, died Sunday, December 12, 2010 at Four Fountains Convalescent Center in Belleville.

Mr. Chatham worked as an Operating Engineer for the Metro East Sanitary District . He was a life-long member of NRA, Caseyville VFW and Town & Country Gun Club.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents, Floyd and Martha, nee Lewis, Chatham

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Donna, nee Scoville, Chatham
  • Children
    • Grey and Karen Chatham of Belleville, IL
    • Marti and John Baricevic of Fairview Heights, IL
    • Mark and Donna Chatham of Freeburg, IL
    • Kristi and Dale Luetkemyer of Freeburg, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Grey and Jane Chatham, Jr.
    • Kyle Chatham
    • Connor Chatham
    • Cole Chatham
    • C.J. Baricevic
    • Christopher Baricevic
    • Brice Baricevic
    • Zachary Luetkemyer
    • Claire Chatham
    • Markie Chatham
    • Danielle and Korey Gilmer
    • Brianne Baricevic
    • Kacey Luetkemyer
  • Great-Grandchild: Ella Gehrs

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Schools Sisters at Notre Dame or the charity of your choice. 

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M., Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Father Clyde Grogan officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Condolences left for Charles R. Chatham:

    I wish I knew the right words that would bring all the Chathman family some comfort at this very difficlt time. May God and Jesus comfort you all. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. It is such a pleasure knowing all of you and your Dad. He was a great guy and neighbor.

    Patti Sullivan Menendez Carlyle Il 62231

    I know what a difficult time this is for all of you, the wonderful and happy memories will bring you comfort in the days, weeks, months and even years ahead. Smile when you think of your loved one!

    Karen Littlefield Belleville Illinois 62223

    I am sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed shooting skeet and discussing world issues with Charlie at Town and Country Gun Club in Maryville.

    Bill REtzlaff