Charles was born in Gaffney, South Carolina to Frank and Dora Reynolds October 07, 1955. He and his family relocated from South Carolina in 1960 to Justice and Nottingham, IL. There he went to Reavis High School in Burbank, IL. He then joined the Army traveling to Germany where he was wounded and returned home to care for and build his family. While having multiple career ventures, he settled in at Quaker Oats in Oak Lawn, IL and retired as a ForkLift Driver
. Charles is preceded in death by Dennis Reynolds, Frank Reynolds, Sandra Macabee, Julia Burton, and Dora Crawhorn.
Charles is survived by his daughters Louetta Jean Stacy-Clinton, Debbie and Jason Obrien, Nicole Butler, Charla and Aaron Hammons, Christopher Gordon, Devine and Michelle Gordon, Sister Andrea and Tony Ulrich, and his many Grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Justin Stacy, Joshua Stacy, Devine Gordon, Chris Gordon, Nick Plath, and Jason Obrien.