Charles S. "Charlie" Stacy, 79, lifelong resident of Shawneetown died peacefully Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in the Ridgway Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
Charlie, as most knew him, was born in Gallatin County on March 2, 1933, to the late Sherman and Nell (Thompson) Stacy. In April of 1961 he married the love of his life, the former Donna (Caldwell) who preceded him in death in 1998. Charlie served his country in the Army during the Korean War. He was a retired coal miner. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Equality Masonic Lodge. Charlie loved to be outside riding his four-wheeler, hunting and doing woodworking. He had been deputy sheriff and a Democrat precinct committeeman for many years as he loved politics. Charlie was a good husband, father, grandfather and brother and will be missed by many.
Charlie is survived by one daughter, Michelle (Mike) Johnsey, Elizabethtown; one granddaughter, Dakota Krikie; two sisters, Ruby Micas of Ridgway and Twilla Miner of Omaha. He was preceded in death also by a brother Bob Stacy; and sister Virginia Sparks.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Shawneetown. His funeral will begin at 1 p.m. on Tuesday with the Rev. Jack Hall officiating and interment will follow with military rites.
You may leave a note of comfort to the family at www.coxandson.com