Surviving is wife, Jennifer of Roodhouse; children, Courtney Cathers and Phillip (Brenda) Kirchner; grandchildren, Sabastian and Ariel Kirchner; brother, Ricky (Missy) Cathers of Lincoln and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Randy Cathers.
Chuck was a member of the Cahokia Archeological Society. He had a lifelong passion for arrowheads and artifacts. He attended artifact shows and Civil War re-enactments. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting. For many years he volunteered as a line entertainer at 217 Terror Haunted House in Roodhouse. Everyone knew him as a jokester. He was always willing to lend a hand to those in need. He was a true friend and loved by many. He will truly be missed.
Cremation rights have been accorded. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Daws Family Funeral Home in Jacksonville is in charge of arrangements.