Chuck W. Neidy, 71 of Colchester, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017 at his home in Colchester, with his family at his side. He was born February 14, 1945 in Monmouth, Illinois, to Earl C. and Gladys D. Hodges Neidy. Chuck was united in marriage September 9, 1995, in Macomb to Evelyn M. Lehr.
Surviving to mourn his passing are his Wife: Evelyn of Colchester, 2 Sons: Jon Charles Neidy, Erik Michael Neidy, 1 Step Son: Kenneth Mitchell, 2 Step Daughters: Kathleen Mitchell, Brenda Donaldson, 2 Grandchildren: Jane Elizabeth Neidy, Luke Michael Neidy, 4 Step Grandchildren: Jacob Mitchell, Daniel Mitchell, Christopher Mitchell, Taylor Donaldson and 2 Step Great Grandchildren: Allie Mitchell and Gavin Mitchell.
Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, 1 Sister: Marjorie Ann Detroy and his beloved Sheltie, Colby.
Chuck had been employed at Western Illinois University, Building Services. Chuck served his country, he loved so much, in the United States Army. He had been stationed in Germany. He was very active with memberships in the Colchester Lions, Colchester Senior Citizens, Colchester Garden Club, delivering meals on wheels and visiting with all the people, that he got to meet. He loved spending time doing family genealogy, collecting coins, woodworking, and marbles, taking pictures, working in his garden, watching current events on Fox News, Fishing, taking road trips around the local area and mentoring David from his Church. Chucks greatest love was the time he spent with Evelyn, his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and his shelties.
Celebration of Life Service will be 7:00 P.M. Friday, February 17, 2017, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester with Rev. Jack Wingate. Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 P.M to 7:00 P.M. Friday before the service at the funeral home. Friends may sign the register book at the funeral home after 10:00 A.M. Thursday. Graveside services will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Good Hope Cemetery with Military rites by the Macomb V.F.W. and Macomb American Legion. Memorials are to The Alan G. Birtch MD, Center for transplant services, Located in Springfield, Illinois or Colchester Rescue Squad. Online Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com