Charles William Downing

REDDICK, Ill — Mr. Charles William Downing, 76, of Reddick, Ill., and formerly of Blue Island, Ill, passed away at his home, with his family by his side, Thursday, March 21, 2013.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Private services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Kankakee Valley Hospice.

Friends may sign the online guestbook at

R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes Ltd. & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood, is in charge of arrangements. For additional information, call the funeral home at (815) 458-2336.