Charles Richard Flowers Sr.

February 23, 1939December 17, 2018
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Charles R. Flowers, Sr., age 79, of Peoria, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 at 10:14 a.m. at his residence. He was born Feb. 23, 1939 in Springfield, IL to Clinton and Ruth (Behl) Flowers. He married Jeannette Schultz on Sep. 12, 1957 in Springfield, IL. She passed away June 14, 1993 in Peoria. He was also preceded in death by his step-father George Withers, one son, three brothers, four sisters, and one granddaughter. Survivors include six daughters: Pam (Brian) Burton of Mapleton, Katherine (Jim) Kranos of Mapleton, Cindy (Ed Scoby) Flowers of Elmwood, Ruth (Phillip) Porter of El Paso, Polly (John) Cady of Bartonville, Toni (David) Morrison of Hanna City, one son, Charles Richard (Candy) Flowers, Jr., of Peoria, 24 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, one brother, Clifton Flowers of Mississippi and several nieces and nephews. Charles worked at Keystone Steel and Wire retiring March 13, 1997. He was a veteran that proudly served in the Navy. Charles loved spending time with his grandchildren and his dog, Buck. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding motorcycles, and talking on Facebook. He was in a CB club for many years and went by the name “Peoria Agitator”. Funeral services will be Friday Dec. 21, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the National Kidney Foundation. You may view Charles obituary online at


  • Clinton Flowers, Father
  • Ruth (Behl) Flowers Withers, Mother
  • George Withers, Step-Father
  • Jeannette (Schultz) Flowers, Wife
  • Pam (Brian) Burton, Daughter
  • Katherine (Jim) Kranos, Daughter
  • Cindy (Ed Scoby) Flowers, Daughter
  • Ruth (Phillip) Porter, Daughter
  • Polly (John) Cady, Daughter
  • Toni (David) Morrison, Daughter
  • Charles Richard (Candy) Flowers Jr., Son
  • ~ 24 Grandchildren
  • ~ 24 Great Grandchildren
  • ~ One Great Great Grandchild
  • Clifton Flowers, Brother
  • ~ Several Nieces and Nephews
  • ~ Buck, Beloved Dog
  • Charles was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jeannette; his step-father, George Withers; one son; three brothers; four sisters; and one granddaughter.

  • Brad Burton
  • John Cady Jr.
  • Micah Bouillon
  • Brandon Decker
  • Zack Scoby
  • Jacob Poter
  • Kevin Bouillon
  • James Kranos

  • the American Cancer Society or to the National Kidney Foundation


  • Visitation Friday, December 21, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, December 21, 2018

Charles Richard Flowers Sr.

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Jerry Millis Sr

December 19, 2018

Really enjoyed visiting with Chuck at the reunions and visiting him at his home in Peoria. Mostly going to miss him on Facebook, he always had a way to make you laugh.
Really going to miss you buddy.
Love, Donna and Jerry Millis

Betty/ Ginger Peters

December 19, 2018

The Chuck Flowers I knew when we were growing up was a kind man and a lot of fun to be with. Even back then he had a love for motorcycles. He and his brothers would visit our little town.  Along with Donna, Nancy, Jeanette and me we would all go to the park. There we talked about what we wanted in life and the thing we were going to do. Everyone of us had our own dreams. 
Chuck was ready to go home and as much as he loved you all he was looking forward to seeing his heavenly family. He had fought a good fight and he won. 

As hard as this is on everyone of you, try to find comfort in knowing that he is not suffering any longer. He is now in the arms of our Heavenly Father. He will no longer experience the kind of hurt or pain we endure as part of life. 
He loved you with all of his heart and he was proud of you all. Know that you now have another of your own special angel watching over you.
Sending you all our Love,
Betty, & Jerry Peters

Agnes Strother

December 18, 2018

The the Flowers girls my heart is heavy right now for you ladies. My prayers are going up for you as well as my love. Just know he’s dancing a new dance with your mom again and will forever be your angel...all my love

Kathy Kelly

December 18, 2018

Toni, Cindy and all of your family. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. My sisters and I extend our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. Kathy Kelly

Kim Skaggs

December 18, 2018

I will miss you my friend.
Always there for everyone.,even if it was just to listen. RIP