VANDALIA-Services for Charles Birch Livers, 74, of Vandalia, were held at 11 a.m., Friday, December 12, 2014 at Vandalia Baptist Church Family Life Center with Larry Wheeler officiating. Burial was held in the Vandalia Cemetery.
Visitation took place on Friday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Bienhoff Funeral Home.
Mr. Livers passed away at 1:32 p.m., Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
He was born July 30, 1940 in Hannibal, the son of Claiborne and Fannie Sue Inlow Livers.
He was married to Linda Phillips on February 8, 1963 in Vandalia and she survives.
Other survivors include; two daughters and their spouses, Julie and William Peterson, of New London, and Gayle and Matthew Jones, of Vandalia; three grandchildren, Cameron, Lindsay, and Lexie Jones, of Vandalia; seven nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Birdie Ellen Hays, and two nieces, Carol Elaine and Sarah Jane Hays.
Mr. Livers was a lifetime area resident and a 1959 graduate of Van-Far High School. He worked as a laborer at Harbison Walker Refractories for 39 years and retired August 1, 2002. He also worked for Hall and Jerman, Archie and Jr. Holt, and Don’s Mobile.
He was a member of Hays Creek Christian Church. He enjoyed four wheeling, horseback riding and listening to country music.
Pallbearers were Pete Hays, Rodney Spires, Bud Teague, Randy Lewis, Dale Stewart, and Raymond Kirtlink. Honorary pallbearers ere Eddie and Kathy Hoover, Bobbie and Diane Waters, Robert and Dottie Morris, Gerald Wallace, Lana Terry, and his coffee crew.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blessings in a Bag, in care of Van-Far Elementary School.
Online condolences may be made at www.bienhofffuneralhome.com.