Age 64 of Wilmington passed away Friday March 22, 2019 at Morris Hospital.
Born July 13, 1954 in Joliet, Charles Thomas Vedder, Jr. is the son of Charles Sr. and the late Jean Ann (nee Evans) Vedder. He was raised and educated in Wilmington, and graduated from Wilmington High School with the Class of 1972. Chuck was a laborer with Laborers Local Union 75. He was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. Chuck was a loving father and devoted son who put his family before anything else.
Survivors include his father: Charles Vedder, Sr. of Wilmington; one son: Zachary Vedder of Brighton, Colorado; and his significant other: Sue Costliow of Dixon, Illinois.
Chuck was preceded in death by his mother.
Per Chuck’s wishes, cremation rites are being accorded.
The family will receive friends for a Celebration of Life on Friday March 29, 2019 at The Other Bar, 55 South Daley Street, in Diamond from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Chuck’s memory to the family for distribution to local charities.
Family and friends may sign the online guest book, upload photographs, or share Chuck’s memorial page by logging onto: www.BaskervilleFuneral.com
Cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road, in Wilmington (815) 476-2181.