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Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora
Visitation: 5-8 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home
Interment: Elmwood Cemetery
Charles “Charlie” Everett Spitzner, age 81, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Thursday afternoon, November 28, 2019, at his home.
He was born September 26, 1938, in Rinard, the son of Clarence Aden and Mary (Hale) Spitzner. He was united in marriage to Sue Mattox June 21, 1958, in Louisville, and they shared 35 years of marriage until her death April 23, 1994. He later married Sandra (Spurlock) Landrum on July 22, 1997, in Elko, NV, and they have shared 22 wedding anniversaries together.
Charlie began working in the oilfields, and went on to a 42-year career at Jenmar in Flora, Kentucky, Utah, and even working on a month-long assignment in Australia. He enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, and watching wildlife, especially looking for eagles in the countryside. He was a past member of the Flora Eagles for a number of years where he served as President and Trustee. Charlie enjoyed time spent traveling to places throughout the United States and spending time with family.
He is survived by his wife: Sandra “Sandy” Spitzner of Flora; a son: Charles “Chuck” Everett Spitzner Jr. (Linda) of Rinard; a daughter: Christina “Chris” Diane Cook (Roy) of Xenia; a son: Gregory David Landrum (Aimee) of Nicholasville, KY; 6 grandchildren: Shannon (Bryce) Fehrenbacher, Nicholas (Bethany) Spitzner, Danielle (Vince) King, David (fiancé Samantha) Cook, Lauryn Landrum, and Kody Landrum; 3 great-grandchildren: Benjamin, Nathaniel, and Bradley Spitzner; siblings: Joan Pearce (Bill) of Flora, Betty Brown (Rex) of Flora, Melvin Spitzner (Earlene) of Cisne, Bill Spitzner (Linda) of Flora, John Spitzner (Mary Hutchens) of Flora, and Mike Spitzner (Connie) of Clay City; a host of nieces and nephews that he cared a lot about and several other friends that he considered family also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife: Sue Spitzner.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with Brother Ernie Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to Clay County Cancer Crusaders and will be accepted through the funeral home.
Mike and Connie, so sorry for your loss.
he was a wonderful man friend and neighbor
So sorry for your loss.
Sandy,Chuck,Chris, and families I'm so sorry for your loss. Charlie will definitely be missed. Prayers.
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May God grant you peace and comfort now and in the days ahead.
Walking on the streets of gold now no more suffering or pain Rest In Peace
Uncle Charlie will be greatly missed by all of us. Prayers of peacing going up in these next days for all the family.
So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers & thoughts.
Wonderful man. Praying for all of you.
Chris, prayers for you and your family. May God hold you close
We are sorry for your loss. Hugs to you all. He was a good man.
Kind hearted man will sadly be missed by plenty RIP Charlie
Chris & Chuck Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to your family.
I am so so sorry for your loss. I know that Uncle Charlie has been greeted by God, Grandpa,Grandma and your momma with arms wide open. All his pain is gone. I pray that God gives you comfort and peace throughout the days to come. Love you all
Prayers for your family at this time.
Thoughts and prayers going out for the family. Sorry for your loss.
with deepest sympathy and prayers.
So sorry for the loss, he was a good man
Very sorry for your loss
So sorry for your loss Chris. Sympathies extended to everyone. Hugs, luv n prayers.
Sympathy is extended to The Family. Sorry for Your Loss.
So very sorry to all the family.. , God bless u all
So sorry for your lost. Prayers for all the family.
May God send comfort to the family and may they have Peace knowing he is with God.
So sorry to hear of Charlie's passing. We thought he was a wonderful guy. He always made us laugh. He had a heart of gold.
So very sorry for our loss... thoughts and prayer for you and yours... Charlie will always be greatly missed in our memories, and his presence at family gatherings. We would have been there except for circumstance. Love you Adah