Charles R. Kassly
Charles was president of the 1978 graduating class from Indiana College of Mortuary Science. He has been an Embalming Practicum Instructor for the St. Louis Community College, Funeral Services Program, since 1988.
He is a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fairview Heights. Charles currently serves on the Ethical Practice Committee of the Illinois Funeral Directors Association, as Chairman of the Business Alliance Commission for the City of Fairview Heights, on the Board of Directors for Community First Bancorp, a member of the St. Louis Sports Commission.
He has devoted his time to serving on the board of directors of organizations: Parents and Teachers of Exceptional Children, SAVE, Inc., Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc. and the Holy Trinity Catholic School Board. Past chairman of the Ethical Practice Committee for the Illinois Funeral Directors Association, past president of the Fairview Heights Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Fairview Heights Rotary Club and a former member of the Parent Leadership Council for the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Charles and his wife, Jennifer, live in Fairview Heights. They have three children, Peter, Carolyn and Adam.