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Charles “Bud” Reilly, Sr., of Missouri/Gloucester City; GCHS Alum, Member Sportsmen AC/Ducks Unlimited

7709164_fbsCharles George Reilly, Sr.

August 18, 1941 - November 05, 2021

Charles “Bud” Reilly, Sr.


Charles George Reilly, Sr. 80, Mound City, Missouri passed away Friday, November 5, 2021. 

He was born August 18, 1941, in Camden City, New Jersey to Charles and Margaret (Glascoe) Reilly.

Charles married Alma Pedersen on September 7, 1963. She survives at home.

He was an environmental engineer for Exide Corp. working in lead reclamation.

Charles was a member of the Sportsman’s AC in Gloucester, NJ, and Ducks Unlimited Squaw Creek Chapter, and was inducted into the Waterfowler’s Hall of Fame in 2014. He was also a member of the Mound City Golf Course and St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Forest City, MO.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Hugh McStay.

Survivors include his wife, Alma, Mound City, MO; sons, Charles “Chuck” Reilly, Mound City, and Richard “Rich” Reilly (Amy), Rockledge, FL; daughter, Sandy Reilly, Melbourne, FL; grandchildren, Amanda Vonderschmidt (Clayton), Cecilia Reilly, and Jake Reilly (Rachel Baird); great-grandchildren, Daycee Witt, Miley and Colt Vonderschmidt, and Olivia; sister, Peg McStay; sister-in-law, Marie Carlson; many nieces and nephews.

Natural Farewell under the direction of Pettijohn & Crawford Family Funeral Service. Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Ducks Unlimited, Squaw Creek Chapter, Mound City, 3 Rivers Hospice, or the donor’s choice. Online guest book and obituary at