Charles W. Frederick, 88, of Tremont, died at 3:50 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Morton Villa Care Center.
Born June 28, 1924, in Flora to Vernon and Mildred Hurd Frederick, he married Doris Byrd Feb. 16, 1946, in Peoria. She survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Danny Frederick, Carl (Tammy) Frederick, both of Tremont, and Jimmy Frederick of Jackson, Tenn.; six daughters, Janice (Larry) Turner of San Jose, Betty (Bobby) Cashion of Jackson, Tenn., Ricky (Dan) Lawson of Moreno Valley, Calif., Judy (Tony) Murrell of Venice, Fla., Connie (Dean) Creyson of Pekin and Linda (Lloyd) Jones of Green Valley; 20 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Lori Lee.
He was employed for 35 years at R.A. Cullinan & Sons in Tremont.
He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran.
He was a member of Tremont American Legion Post 1236, Pekin V.F.W. Post 1232, the D.A.V. and Pekin Moose Lodge No. 916.
Cremation has been accorded. Private burial will take place in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Tremont, at a later date.
Davis Mortuary in Tremont is handling the arrangements.
To express condolences online visit www.davismortuaryinc.com.