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Gene H. Warriner Sr. Obituary
Gene H. Warriner, Sr. Born: July 11, 1933; Wesley Township Died: Feb. 7, 2014; Wilmington Age 80 of Wilmington, passed away February 7, 2014. Born July 11, 1933, in Wesley Twp, Gene was a son of the late Francis and Anna Harding-Warriner. He was raised in Wilmington, and worked on a farm prior to entering the US Air Force. Upon his honorable discharge, Gene gained employment with Reynolds Aluminum prior to going to work with Amoco Chemical Co. He retired from Amoco in 1994, following 30 years of service. On Dec. 12, 1958, Gene married Mary L. Highly and she preceded him on June 18, 2013. Gene was a life member of the Wilmington VFW Post #5422 and will be remembered for his love of airplanes, fishing and gardening. Survivors include his children: Judy Warriner of Wilmington, Gina (Jim) Howell of Coal City and Gene H., Jr. (Vicky) Warriner of Emington; grandchildren: Carl and Keith Goodwin, Tiffani Howell, Josh (Tracy) Warriner, Amber Howell and Katie Kavanaugh; one great granddaughter; brother Jimmy Warriner of Wilmington and sisters: Delmae Calhoun of Wilmington and MaryLou Fanning of Elwood. Visitation will be Tuesday, February 11th from 4:00-8:00PM at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road in Wilmington. Funeral will follow Wednesday at 10:00AM in the funeral home. Burial with full military honors will be held in Wesley Cemetery. Preferred memorials may be made to St. Jude Children 's Research Hospital (www.StJude.org) Online guest book: www.BaskervilleFuneral.com Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. 815-476-2181
Published in The Herald-News on Feb. 10, 2014
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