Charles Damon “Chuck” Downs Jr., 59, of Barnhart died July 28, 2020, at Barnes Jewish Parkview Tower in St. Louis. Mr. Downs worked as a machinist at Sunnen Products Co. for 15 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding his four-wheeler, boating and spending time with his family. Born Oct. 25, 1960, in St. Louis, he was the son of Charles Damon Downs Jr. of Imperial and the late Shirley Mae (Quick) Downs.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife of 39 years: Sharon Kay (Ward) Downs, whom he married May 2, 1981, in Barnhart; a daughter: Krista (Jake) Seiler of Pevely; two grandchildren: Sophia and Jack; two brothers: Dave (Tina) Downs of Hillsboro and Mark (April Fisher) Downs of Barnhart; and numerous other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by a sister: Kimberly Downs.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until funeral services at noon Sunday, Aug. 2, at Mahn Twin City Chapel in Festus. A graveside service will follow at Shepherd Hills Cemetery in Barnhart.The family requests those who plan to attend wear masks and practice social distancing measures.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mahn Twin City Chapel.