Charles Richard Hartwig
Birth Date: June 25, 1947
Death Date: May 17, 2018
Decatur – Charles Richard Hartwig, 70, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018 in his home.
Richard was born June 25, 1947, in Moweaqua, the son of Arthur W. and Theola (Myres) Hartwig. He worked as a police officer for the Decatur Park District for many years retiring in 2000 and then worked court security for Macon County Sheriff’s Department. Richard married Paula R. Walters May 13, 1972 in Blue Mound, IL.
Surviving is his wife, Paula of Decatur; sons: Christopher (Jennifer) Hartwig of Decatur and Paul Hartwig of Argenta; daughter-in-law, Tina Hartwig of Decatur; grandchildren: Hunter, Jacob and Charlie.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial visitation will be Tuesday, May 22, 2018 from 5 to 7 pm, in the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. There will be no services. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to American Lung Association www.lung.org.
The family of Charles Richard Hartwig is being served by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2091 N. Oakland Avenue, Decatur, IL 62526. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.