West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

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Charles Talmage Pease was born March 7th, 1933. He was raised in Koshkonong Missouri by Charles W. and Jennette Pease. He attended school in Koshkonong Missouri through 10th grade; then Wentworth Military Academy through sophomore year of college; completing college at the University of Missouri (ROTC), majoring in Agriculture Science, minoring in Meats and Butchery. While at college he was on the rifle team and a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. At MU he met and married Mary Lee Hart. Chuck retired a Lt.Col from the US Army, serving as pilot and operations officer. While in the military he and his family lived throughout the US and abroad. Lt.Col Pease also served one tour of duty in Korea and two in Viet Nam. He earned the Master Army Aviation Badge and numerous medals. Charles and Mary Lee retired to their farm in Koshkonong Missouri, fulfilling a life long plan of ranching.

Preceding from this life is his sister, Katharine Pease Young and son Charles Talmage Pease II. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lee; daughter Pamela; son-in-law Kenneth Spreutels; granddaughter Kendra Lee Spreutels, nieces Carol Bogan; Karen Hart; nephew George Hart IV and exceptional employee Jim Roark.

Memorial Service is March 13th, 11:00am, Koshkonong Methodist Church; Masons Service prior at 10:30. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Shriners Hospital for Children are encouraged.



  1. Laura Hurt
    March 9, 2020 @ 7:08 pm

    Mr. Pease was always so nice!
    He used to bring honey in big jars which i have used many times over sunday breakfast.
    God rest him 🙌I wish his family condolences


  2. Sheila Curtis
    March 10, 2020 @ 2:20 pm

    What an honor it was to have known him! He will never be forgotten. Rest in peace, Sir


  3. Charles & Charlotte Hurtt
    March 11, 2020 @ 11:27 am

    It was always a pleasure to visit with Chuck over the years. We have great respect and gratitude for this man….our sympathy to his family & friends.


    March 11, 2020 @ 4:12 pm

    Mrs. Pease, I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Pease passing. You guys were very good neighbors to me. You are in my prayers.


  5. Vivian Brake
    March 11, 2020 @ 10:58 pm

    Mary Lee, I know this is a very difficult time for you. I want to send my condolences to you and I will be praying for you and your family in the days ahead. (VIVIAN BRAKE, OZARK SPRING CHAPTER DAR).


  6. Charlie Forester
    March 12, 2020 @ 8:17 pm

    It was always a pleasure to visit with Chuck and a great teacher to help me get started teaching a Koshkonong. I think of you all often when harvesting my warm season grass. My thought and prayers for the family.


  7. Kathy Beaty
    March 13, 2020 @ 3:52 pm

    So sorry for your loss.
    I remember Charles when he would come to see his mom when I worked at West Vue.
    Prayer to all.
    Kathy Bray Beaty


    • Jerry Scalley sr
      December 21, 2020 @ 9:43 pm

      I’m sorry Mrs Pease for you loss of Chuck we love you all very much sorry l could not be there prayers Jerry Scalley. And family God be with you


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