Bisch Funeral Home


Charles "Charlie" D. Harshaw, Sr.

29 August, 19425 April, 2021

Charles D. “Charlie” Harshaw Sr., 78, a lifelong resident of Springfield, passed away at his home, Monday evening, at 8:52 pm.

He was born August 29, 1942 the son of McKinley “Mac” and Marguerite (Morrell) Harshaw. He married Beverley Stufflebeam in Springfield, April 3, 1965 and she survives.

Also surviving are his two children: Michelle (Kevin) Schofield, of Auburn, IL, and Charles D. “Chuck” Harshaw Jr, of Springfield, two grandsons; Joshua McGuire and Dylan Schofield, both of Auburn, IL, a sister, Patsy Harshaw, a brother, Wayne (Donna) Harshaw all of Springfield. There are several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Charlie was preceded in death by his parents, and three sisters, Janet Harshaw, Evelyn Lageman and Kathie Clark.

Charlie retired from Y.T. Packing after 28 years of service in 2004. He then worked at Meijer in Springfield. He was an active and devoted member of Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS in Springfield where he served as an usher and Elder. He was a member of the Springfield Automotive Modelers and various bowling leagues.

Arrangements are in the care of Bisch Funeral Home West 2931 S. Koke Mill Rd. where the family will greet friends Sunday, April 11, 2021 from 1:00-3:00 pm. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am Monday, April 12, 2021 at Immanuel Lutheran Church 2750 E. Sangamon Ave. Springfield, IL, with Rev. James Stuenkel officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may direct memorial contributions to Immanuel Lutheran Church. Please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.


  • McKinley Harshaw, Father (deceased)
  • Marguerite (Morrell) Harshaw, Mother (deceased)
  • Beverley Harshaw, Wife
  • Michele Schofield (Kevin), Daughter
  • Charles D. "Chuck" Harshaw Jr., Son
  • Patsy Harshaw, Sister
  • Wayne Harshaw (Donna), Brother
  • Janet Harshaw, Sister (deceased)
  • Evelyn Lageman, Sister (deceased)
  • Kathie Richmond Clark, Sister (deceased)
  • There are several nieces, nephews and cousins.

  • Immanuel Lutheran Church


  • Visitation

    Sunday, 11 April , 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, 12 April , 2021


Charles "Charlie" D. Harshaw, Sr.

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Mike Jones

13 April 2021

Such a wonderful family. The Harshaw’s are truly a friend of everyone. So hard to use the spoken word to convey what fine & good people they all are.

Brenda Mickle

10 April 2021

Bev & family our sincere condolences on the loss of Charlie. Hugs & prayers to all

The Mickle’s

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