Charles Brandon “Chuck” Stayton, 29, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at his home.
He was born Aug. 25, 1981, in Benton, IL. He was a 1999 graduate from Benton Consolidated High School. He joined the U.S. Army, serving from January 2000 to August 2003 with the 82nd Airborne Division, 307 Engineer Battalion. He earned an associate degree from Rend Lake College in 2006.
Chuck was an avid hunter and fisherman. Chuck loved his family and friends. He was a wonderful father and husband.
Burial with military honors will be in the Masonic and Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton.
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