Charles Joseph McAlister passed away on April 30, 2013, at his home in Shelbina. He was born December 12, 1953, to the late Paul and Marie McAlister. He married Paula Geisler on July 3, 2005, in Shelbyville, MO. She survives. Charlie is also survived by one son, Charley Wayne of Hannibal, MO; one step-daughter, Brooke Geisler of Cairo, MO; brothers John McAlister and Pat McAlister (Gloria) of Shelbina, MO, Robert McAlister of Hannibal, MO; his twin sister, Charlene Thomas of Shelbina, MO, Helen Saunchegraw (Dennis) of Ottumwa, IA and sister-in-law, Jenny McAlister of Palmyra, MO and numerous nieces, nephews, great and great-great-nieces, great and great-great-nephews; grandchildren and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Paul Michael McAlister III; step-mother, Rose McAlister; brother, James (Tommy) McAlister; brother-in-law, Gary Thomas and sister-in-law, Nancy McAlister. Charlie loved driving semi-trucks. He was always working on something and always made time to tell a story when he had the chance. He will be missed by many! Funeral services will be held at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina, MO, on Friday, May 3, 2013, at 1:00 pm with burial to follow in Graves Chapel Cemetery near Anabel, MO. Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home in Shelbina on Thursday, May 2, 2013, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Memorials may be made to the Donor’s Choice.