Gene D. Green
SPRINGFIELD – Gene D. Green, 73, of Springfield, died Friday, June 22, 2007 at Villa Health Care East in Sherman.
He was born April 25, 1934 in Lake Fork, IL, the son of Abijah and Lola Reynolds Green. He married Elaine M. Richards in 1952; she preceded him in death on June 19, 2005. One grandson, Tyler S. Hall; two sister, Edith Duggan and Norma Goodman; and two brothers, Leland and Lee Green, also preceded him in death.
Mr. Green was a manager for Garrett Aviation, retiring after 30 years. He had also worked for Weeks Seat Covers. He was a member of Southside Christian Church and Scream 9 (C.B. Club).
Survivors: three daughters, Debra L. Lerch of Springfield, Jeanine E. (husband, Jerry) Carter of Springfield, and Gail E. (husband, Michael) Hall of Manito; six grandchildren, Michael (wife, Lisa) Lerch, Darcie (husband, Sean) Hannah, Dawn (husband, Mounir) Dili, Jennifer (fianc, Eric Miller) Lerch, M. Zachary Hall, and Samantha Reynolds; four great-grandchildren, Graham Lerch, Chase Hanson, Xavier Hall, and Jonathon Miller; three sisters, Ruby Agnew of Decatur, Louise Blankenship of Springfield, and his twin sister, Joyce Robinson of Springfield; one brother, Don (wife, Peggy) Green of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Visitation will be held 4:00-6:00 p.m., Sunday, June 24, 2007. Services: 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 25, 2007, Robert Green officiating. Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home of Service.
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