Charles Lorenz Voyles, 76, of Benld, IL, died at Christian Hospital North East, St. Louis, MO on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm. He was born October 15, 1942, in Gillespie, IL to Dwight Voyles & Louise (Bertagnolli) Voyles. He married Jean (Casaletto) Voyles on October 16, 1963 at the Benld United Methodist Church. Charles was retired after having been a locomotive engineer for Chicago Northwestern Railroad. He is survived by his spouse, Jean Voyles of Benld, IL, sons, Charles Lorenz Voyles Jr. (Becky) of McKinney, TX, Joseph Steven Voyles (Cathleen) of St. Louis, MO, grandchildren, Joshua Louis Voyles, Wendy Elizabeth Harrison, Jacob Samuel Voyles, Meghan Marie Wright, great-grandchildren, Mckinzie, Connor, Dawson, Lana, Callen and sister, Deanna Jo. Charles was preceded in death by his parents. Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 1pm at Cornerstone Ministries in Benld, IL with Pastor Larry Cooke officiating. Memorials are suggested to Cornerstone Ministries. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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