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Charles Paul “Chuck” Monroe, age 74 of Linn, passed away Monday, August 5, 2019, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Chuck was born February 15, 1945, in Jefferson City, a son to the late William Reed and Mildred Lucille (Evans) Monroe.
Chuck was a 1963 graduate of Linn High School.
On December 7, 1968, he was united in marriage to Rebecca “Becky” Brandt in California, Missouri. She survives at the home.
Chuck was employed with International Shoe, DeLong’s, Mantle Mining Company as a dozer operator, truck operator and a powder man. He also owned and operated Monroe Trucking for over 30 years, Pointers Creek Trail Ride, and was a lifelong farmer.
He was a former member of the Osage Trail Riders and the Missouri Team Penning Association.
Chuck enjoyed farming, coon and deer hunting, riding horses, cooking bacon, cutting slaw, peeling potatoes, competing in team penning competitions and scratching lottery tickets. His greatest joy came from spending time with his family, making someone smile or laugh, enjoying life, and watching his cattle.
In addition to his spouse of 50 years, Chuck is survived by: four daughters, Monica Ferguson and her husband Dennis of St. Louis, Angie Lee and her husband Jim of Linn, Carol Lage and her husband Gerry of California, Jeanna Monroe-Lansford and her husband Nick of Linn; 10 grandchildren, Chadd, Lucas, Chance, Ethan, and Emma Lee, Brooke, Bailey and Dylan Lage, Adrienne and Cullen Lansford; two brothers, Eugene Monroe and his wife Wanda of California and John Monroe and his wife Sandy of Linn; along with many nieces, nephews and friends
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Lillian Gove and her husband Kenneth.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at Morton Chapel with Fr. Daniel Merz officiating. Interment will be in the Monroe Family Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214) www.mortonchapel.com
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