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Charles William Davis

November 23, 1928 ~ July 20, 2021 (age 92)


Rev. Charles William Davis, age 92, of Benton; went to be with his Lord and Savior at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2021.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021, at the Brushy Cemetery of Harco with Pastor James Clardy officiating.  Military Honors will take place at the graveside services. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Friday evening at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Charles was born on November 23, 1928, in Hurst, Illinois, the son of Charlie Davis and Elosie (Carnahan) Davis.  He married the former Helen Fay Trent on March 30, 1960, and she preceded him in death on November 17, 2006.

Mr. Davis was a Pentecost-minister, having served for many years at the Ward Street Full Gospel Church of Benton. 

He was a retired die-setter with Norge Industries of Herrin.

Rev. Davis enjoyed preaching the gospel, reading his bible, playing the guitar, and worshiping his Lord and Savior.

Surviving are three children: Dwight Davis & wife Diana of Tamaroa, IL, Vivian Lynn Sutliff and husband Ron of Olive Branch, MS, Thelma Sullivan of California; nine grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; a brother Jesse Davis of Creal Springs, IL; two sisters: Sara Baxter of Bascan, FL, Marilyn Tuttle of Sharon, TN; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a daughter Mary Devonda Davis; a grandson Mark Davis; a granddaughter Christy Simpson; two brothers Dewel and Allen; and three sisters: May, Zora and Addie.

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July 23, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Leffler Funeral Home
401 E. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Graveside Service
July 24, 2021

1:00 PM
Brushy Cemetery of Harco

Military Honors
July 24, 2021

1:00 PM
Brushy Cemetery of Harco

Please note
Brushy Cemetery directions: Travel Route 34 East to Harco Road; turn Right (South) onto Harco Road; travel south for 3 miles; turn Right (West) onto 1325 N Road (sign for Smart Chapel Church; Continue West 1/2 mile until you run into the Cemetery. There will be a green funeral tent.
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