Charles H. Formby - 78

4/23/1936 - 3/22/2015

Oregon, IL

Charles H. Formby, born April 24, 1936 in Chicago to Charles H. and Josephine B. (Snyder) Formby, died peacefully March 22, 2015 at home in Oregon, Illinois. Beloved husband of Shirley A. (Measom) Formby, loving father of Kathy and Terry Schutter, Barbara Brubacher, and Susan and Michael Bader Sr., also Grandfather to Daniel and Trisha Schutter, Stephanie Schutter, Elizabeth Schutter, William and Angela Brubacher, Veronica Brubacher, Michael Bader Jr., and Randi and Lucas Hale. Great grandfather to Lincoln Schutter. He was brother to James and Mary Formby of Mc Henry and uncle to many nieces and nephews. Charles was a born again Christian and looked forward to meeting Jesus, His Savior, face to face. He attended the Evangelical Free Church in Mt. Morris. He loved, Shirley, his wife of 58 years, and was a wonderful husband and father and grandfather to his children. He had many interests in his life since retiring from being an electrician and estimator. He enjoyed Bible study, antique cars, model railroad trains and gardening. He had a wonderful sense of humor and always had a way of brightening the day.

Funeral services will be held Friday March 27, 2015 at 10:00 AM in the Evangelical Free Church of Mt. Morris, 102 S. Seminary St., Mt. Morris, IL with Pastor Bruce McKanna officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00-7:00 PM in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. 7th St., Oregon, IL and also Friday at the church from 9:00-9:45 AM. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery.


Thursday 5-7 PM at FHG--Oregon and Friday 9:00-9:45 AM at Evangelical Free Church of Mt. Morris


Friday 10:00 AM at Evangelical Free Church of Mt. Morris

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