He was born on May 8, 1956, in East St. Louis, Illinois and lived in Belleville, Illinois until he moved to Melbourne in 1988. Chuck owned a successful painting business in the Melbourne area for over 30 years and was a member of the Calvary Chapel Church where he practiced his faith and made many friends. Chuck loved his God, loved his family and loved his friends. He also really loved the St. Louis Cardinals and the St. Louis Blues! Chuck will be greatly missed by all!!
He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald Sr. and Suzanne, nee Gerold, DeMarse; and his nephew, Tim Frazier.
Surviving are his siblings, Don DeMarse, Jr., Gerry (Susan) DeMarse, Liz (Tim) Messbarger, and Cynthia (Mike) Biggs;
nieces and nephews, Christine (Mike) Todd, Donyelle (Austin) Theis, Lauren and Megan DeMarse, Austin Frazier, Eric (Katlyn) Frazier, Anna “Toots” Messbarger (Justin Dulle), Mike Biggs, Doug (Dawn) Biggs, Jeff (Meaghan) Schoor, and AJ Biggs;
many cousins, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
Memorials may be made to Althoff Catholic High School or to Queen of Peace School. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit the family from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 19, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Masks are required.
Funeral: Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, September 19, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Fr. Matthew Elie officiating. Masks are required.
Burial will be held at a later date.