ST. DAVID-Charles F. Shawgo, 85, of St. David passed away at 5:13 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
ST. DAVID-Charles F. Shawgo, 85, of St. David passed away at 5:13 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born on Nov. 4, 1932, in Summum to George and Cora (Beatty) Shawgo. Charles married Rosalie Shawgo on May 25, 1985, in Canton. She survives along with three children, Kevin (Sheila) Shawgo of Canton, Cynthia (Randy) Myers of Canton and Brian (Janice) Shawgo of Breeds; four step-children, William E. DeGroot of Canton, Lisa (John) McKeever of Canton, the late Brian (Kim) DeGroot of Fiatt and Alan DeGroot of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; two sisters, Wilma Long of Canton and Thelma Starcevich of Canton; three grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren- four great-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren Preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers, Delbert Shawgo and Keith Shawgo; and two sisters ,Lela Shaw and Nelda Brush.
Charles was a member of Church of Brethren in Canton and the Fulton County Saddle Club He worked as a machinist at Caterpillar for 30 years in East Peoria and Mossville. He also farmed. Charles was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Services will be at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Canton. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials can be made to American Cancer Society. To leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com