Harold E. 'Gene' Stokes, 70, of Channahon, formerly of Vandalia, died on Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn.
Services will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black Road, Joliet. Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials: Joliet Area Youth Bowling Association.
Mr. Stokes was born on Oct. 2, 1942, in Vandalia, the son of Carrol and Pearl Oary Stokes. His wife, Martina "Marty," died in 2011.
Survivors include children, Brad Stokes and his wife Amber, Robert Stokes, Gary Chesko, Bill Chesko and Shelly Parini, and Cheryl and her husband Kevin Marks.
Fred C. Dames Funeral Home and Crematory
3200 Black at Essington Roads
Joliet, IL 60431
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