ADVANCE, Mo. -- Charles Edwin Jones, 71, of Baldwin, Mo., passed away Sunday, July 5, 2009, at his home.
He was born July 3, 1938, at Advance, son of Charlie and Hazel Devore Jones.
Charles retired from Chrysler Corp. in St. Louis.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his loving companion and best friend for more than 40 years, Geraldine Schlechter of Baldwin.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.
The funeral will be at 7 tonight at the funeral home, with the Rev. Keith Price officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Morgan Memorial Park in Advance.