Charles V. Lake, 80, of Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 5:18 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal, Mo.

Charles V. Lake, 80, of Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 5:18 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal, Mo.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 20, 2017, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Hannibal, Mo. Father Mike Quinn will officiate. Burial, with full military honors by Emmette J. Shields American Legion Post #55, will be at Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services Monday, at the church. The family is being served by the James O'Donnell Funeral Home of Hannibal, Mo.

Charles was born Sept. 22, 1936, in Palmyra, Mo. to Charles Elmer and Barbara E. Smith Lake.

Charles was married to Shirley Ann Jeffries on Sept. 7, 1958. She preceded him in death on June 21, 1993.

Charles later married Schasta Crowe on April 23, 1994. She survives.

Other survivors include four children, Dawn Blackler (Daniel), Jeffrey Lake, Tisha Johnston (Ronnie), Julie Neisen (Doug); one sister, Eva M. Parsons; six grandchildren, Leah Perrine (Brandon), Cara Miller (Chris), Ashley Summers, Tyler McConnell, Koty Yowell and Allison McConnell; and two great-grandchildren, Gabriel Miller and Lena Perrine.

Charles was preceded in death by four brothers, Lloyd Lake, Steve Lake, Cleve Lake and Clarence Lake; and four sisters, Zetta Lomax, Mary James, Genevieve Bross and Mildred Ellis.

Charles served his country in the United States Army. Upon his completion of service, he then began working on the road crew for the Missouri Department of Transportation.

Later, Charles worked at American Cyanamid for 31 1/2 years and retired in 1997.

He enjoyed working in his yard, antique hunting, listening to country music, watching football and baseball and spending time with his family. He had a kind heart, a gentle spirit and a wonderful sense of humor. Charles was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and the church choir.

Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church or Special Olympics of Missouri, in care of the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Chris Miller, Brandon Perrine, Daniel Blackler, Doug Neisen, Ronnie Johnston, Tyler McConnell and Koty Yowell.

Honorary pallbearers will be Don Stolberg, Kenny Lawson, Don Grafton and Maltie Hawkinson.

Online condolences may be made and video tribute may be viewed at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com .