Charles William Bernicky, 82, of Bonnie, Illinois passed away at 7:45 P.M. October 28, 2019 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor. He was born January 12, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Charles Francis and Mildred (Williams) Bernicky. He married Charlotte A. (Fetchner) Bernicky on December 19, 1959 at Saint Kilian Church in Chicago, Illinois. They were blessed with 57 years of marriage until she preceded him in death on February 5, 2017.
Charles is survived by his two sons, Keith Bernicky and wife, Kelly of Normal, Illinois and Bryan Bernicky and wife, Amy of Plainfield, Illinois; grandchildren, Jonny Bernicky, and Brandon Bernicky; and special friends, Don and Paula Powers of Bonnie, Illinois.
Charles proudly served his country in the United States Marines. He worked at General Motors until retiring from their Electro-Motive Division. Charles loved to go fishing, especially with his wife. He was also an avid baseball fan, particularly of the Chicago Cubs. He will be missed dearly by all who knew him.
A Visitation will be held at 5:00 P.M. until 7:30 P.M. Friday, November 1, 2019 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. The Funeral Service will follow at 7:30 P.M. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
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