Charles Simmons

Feb 17th, 1947 - Mar 17th, 2020

Charles Gregory Simmons, age 73, of Creal Springs, Illinois, passed away at 7:54am on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

PUBLIC VISITATION AND FUNERAL SERVICES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED due to the health concerns related to COVID-19 virus and by the signing of Executive Order by Governor Pritzker.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Reverend John Howat officiating.

For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the Elks Lodge #800 of Marion and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home, P.O. Box 411, Marion, Illinois 62959.

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5 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Kim (Overstreet) Futch

    From: Carrier Mills, Illinois

    Date: March 20, 2020

    Janice I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers

  • Guest: Kathryn Bratzel Stilley

    From: Mulberry, Florida

    Date: March 20, 2020

    So very sorry to hear about Greg. Richard and I send love and prayers to you and your family

  • Guest: Sharon Hardin

    From: Johnston City, Illinois

    Date: March 20, 2020

    Greg is a friend since the ‘60’s. I love the fun loving boy and man he became. We got to work together at CIPS/Ameren in Marion. He will never be forgotten.

  • Guest: Jerry Potts

    From: Herrin, Illinois

    Date: March 21, 2020

    I’m so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  • Guest: Jim Gulledge (Tapper) and Toni

    From: Carterville, Illinois

    Date: March 22, 2020

    Janice so sorry to hear about Greg. We considered
    him a good friend. Will miss him.