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Charles A. Travis

Birth Date: September 26, 1932
Death Date: December 11, 2017

Decatur – Charles Allen Travis, 85, of Decatur, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Charles was born September 26, 1932, in Decatur, the son of Walter R. and Julia Nadine (Ruck) Travis. A U.S. Navy veteran, Charles retired from the University of Kansas where he worked as a mechanic. Charles married Jo Anne Grant and she preceded him in death January 14, 2017.
Surviving are his children: Cheryl Allen of IA, Bill Allen of IA, Toni Hinman of TX, Ray Allen Travis of TX, Tom Travis of IA, and Jodee Hand of IA; 14 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 6 great-great grandchildren; sister, Mary Teschner of Decatur; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents; wife; 1 brother and 1 sister.
Keeping with Charles’ wishes, cremation services will be provided by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Burial will take place in at a later date.
Condolences and memories may be shared at

No Services Planned
December 11, 2017
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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