Charles W. McCrady, 89


Charles W. McCrady, 89, of Litchfield, formerly of Gillespie, died Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at his residence.

No public services will be held. Kravanya Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Mr. McCrady was born July 17, 1930, in Havana, to Raymond McCrady and Mildred (Dare) McCrady Luckhardt. He married Rose M. Miller, and she survives.

A retired troubleshooter for AT&T, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served during the Korean War. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Keith (Connie) McCrady of O’Fallon, MO, and David McCrady of Divernon; grandchildren, Katie, Tara and Steven; great-grandchildren, Caiden and Sydney; brother, Kenneth; and sisters, Wilma and Dietta.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by grandchildren, Ashley and Joshua.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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