Charles Richard Sherrill


Charles Richard Sherrill, 98, Diamond, Missouri, passed away Sunday evening, May 21, 2023, at his home with family by his side. Charles was born May 4, 1925, in Glover, Missouri, the son of the late Richard Sherrill and Eulah (Pearson) Sherrill. He was a 1943 graduate of Annapolis High School, Annapolis, Missouri. Charles was a veteran, proudly serving his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. He married Kathleen Uttley on July 1, 1950, in Hardy, Arkansas. He worked as a PBX installer for Southwestern Bell Telephone until his retirement. He was a member of the Diamond Christian Church, Diamond, Missouri. Charles enjoyed quail hunting, raising hunting dogs, and golfing, but most of all, loved his family.

Survivors include his wife of 72 years, Kathleen Sherrill; two sons, Richard Alan Sherrill (Charlene “Charlie”), Kalispell, Montana, and Charles Lee “Chuck” Sherrill (Teresa), Diamond, Missouri; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many extended family and friends.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, James Sherrill and Don Sherrill; and three sisters, Louise Moore, Mary Lou Rhodes, and Delores McFarland.


Funeral services will be held 11 am, Thursday, May 25, 2023, at Diamond Christian Church, Diamond, Missouri. The burial will follow at Diamond Cemetery, Diamond, Missouri. Memorial gifts are suggested to Diamond Christian Church or a charity of one’s choice in care of Knell Mortuary. Online condolences may be expressed through Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.