Obituary: Charles Donald Spegal, SEPT. 17, 1945 – FEB. 20, 2020

Charles Donald Spegal
Posted: Feb. 21, 2020 9:33 am Updated: Feb. 21, 2020 10:06 am

Charles Donald Spegal, 74 of Hannibal, passed away at 6:24 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, at the Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Rev. Bruce Bouman will officiate. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Frankford, Mo.

Friends and family are invited to Charles' Life Celebration at a visitation that will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday prior to funeral services.

Charles was born on Sept. 17, 1945, in Hannibal.

He was married on May 16, 1965, at the Salt River Christian Church in New London, Mo., to Patricia Long. She survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Kenneth Spegal of Hannibal and Larry Spegal (Jennie Lynch) of Hannibal; one half-brother, Charles Edward Spegal (Gay) of Phoenix, Ariz.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Charles was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Brown Spegal; and his stepfather, George E. Spegal.

Charles retired as a warehouse manager at Peters Heating and Air Conditioning after several years of service.

He served his country proudly in the United States Navy.

Away from work Charles loved to be outdoors and especially enjoyed fishing and hunting. Hunting mushrooms was always his favorite activity. Cardinals baseball, old westerns on TV and a wild game feed of rabbit or squirrel were a few of Charles' favorites. Most of all Charles cherished the moments he shared with his family and friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Foundation.

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