Eugene L. “Gene” Miles
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[November 24, 2014]
- Eugene L. “Gene” Miles, 74, of Lincoln passed away at 2:30 a.m.
November 24, 2014 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Lincoln.
4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, at Jefferson Street Christian
10:00 a.m. Saturday, at Jefferson Street Christian
Church of Lincoln
Eugene L. “Gene” Miles, 74, of Lincoln passed away
at 2:30 a.m. November 24, 2014 at Abraham Lincoln
Memorial Hospital, Lincoln.
Gene was born January 28, 1940 in Pocahontas, IL,
the son of Elmer Nelson and Ida Rosina Rae Miles. He
married Donna J. Geriets October 21, 1961 in
Lincoln. She survives in Lincoln.
Gene is also survived by his son: Jason Miles of
Chicago, IL and his daughter: Lisa Miles of Olympia,
WA. He is the last of his immediate family. He was
preceded in death by his parents, three brothers,
and two sisters.
Gene served in the U.S. Army. He was a well known
carpenter in the Logan County Area for over 50 years
and a good friend to many. He attended Jefferson
Street Christian Church, Lincoln and he is a West
Lincoln Township Trustee.
Services for Gene will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday,
November 29, 2014 at Jefferson Street Christian
Church of Lincoln. Burial will follow at New Union
Cemetery, Lincoln with full Military Rites accorded
by American Legion Post #263. Visitation will be
from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28 at Jefferson
Street Christian Church. Arrangements were entrusted
to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.
Memorials may be given in Gene’s memory to American
Cancer Society, St. Jude’s Children’s Research
Hospital or Jefferson Street Christian Church.
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