Eugene Gene Creason, 72, of Springfield, died at 3:01 a.m., Monday, October 25, 2010 at his home. He was born January 6, 1938 in Greensboro, KY, the son of John and Maudie Laub Creason. He married his wife of 53 years, Vera Lucille Dowllar, in November of 1956. Eugene was preceded in death by his parents; 1 brother, Randall Creason and 2 sisters, Betty Hammond and Geneva Horn.
He is survived by his wife, Vera Lucille Creason; 1 daughter, Mary Ann (companion: Kim Winkelmann) of Oakford, IL; 2 sons, Eugene R. Pete Creason and John R. Creason, both of Springfield; 2 grandchildren, Tiffany J. Creason and Bryan Creason; 5 great grandchildren and 2 sisters, Rita McCarty and Mary Creason both of Springfield.
Gene retired from Illini Disposal on April 30, 2010 where he had worked as a driver, mechanic and various other positions.
Visitation: 10-11 a.m., Thursday, October 28, 2010 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 28, 2010 at Staab Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Family of Eugene (Gene) Creason.
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