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Farrell "Gene" Eugene Herron, Sr.

March 8, 1933 - September 10, 2014

Farrell “Gene” Herron, Sr., 81 of Springfield, died at 1:06 pm, Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born March 8, 1933 in Evansville, IN to Herbert and Oma Herron. He married Norma Kinney on July 6, 1971 and she survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Crystal Herron of Springfield; one son, Farrell “Gene” (fiance:Jill Shelton) Herron, Jr. of Springfield; four grandchildren, Jayden, Ethan and Madison Steffe and Nicholas Herron; one sister Carolyn Luft of AZ and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and one brother.

Gene liked car racing and going to all the local race tracks as well as Daytona Speedway. He was an avid baseball and basketball fan and enjoyed all other sports as well. He enjoyed working in his yard and maintaining his 1 acre of land.

Visitation: 11- 1 pm, Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 1 pm, Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Vaughn Beeman officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Foundation or the American Heart Association.

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Time: 11:00 am - 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Time: 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Foundation or to the American Heart Association.


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