Tom L. Charles

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tom L. Charles, 62, Richards, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. Tom was born May 23, 1956, in Nevada, to Rex Washington and Jean (Douglas) Charles.

Tom attended school in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1974. He worked for Paul Perrin Construction for a number of years then owned and operated his own construction company for an additional 15 years. For the past few years Tom has worked as a driver for MFA Oil in Nevada.

Survivors include his wife, Diana, of the home; children, Adam Charles, Springfield, Mo., Brady Folbre, Springfield, Mo., Brittany Folbre, Springfield, Mo., and Allison Shepherd and her husband, Sam, Springfield, Mo.; four grandchildren, Dafney Shepherd, Lydia Shepherd, Abraham Folbre, and Ella Folbre; one brother, Joe Charles and his wife, Georgia, Richards; two sisters, Linda Scammell and her husband, Chuck, Richards, and Liz Perrin, Richards; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Balltown Cemetery in Horton, Mo., with Mark Mitchell officiating. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

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