|Birth: ||Aug. 31, 1935|
|Death: ||Aug. 15, 2007|
PEORIA - Gene E. "Gomer" Innis Sr., 71, of Peoria passed away at 8:44 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007, at Manor Care at Riverview in East Peoria.
He was born Aug. 31, 1935, in Bloomington, Ill., to Howard Eugene and Leah Lounetta (Pilante) Innis. He married Agnes L. Reismeyer on May 4, 1957, at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church in Princeville, Ill. She survives.
Also surviving are seven sons, Carl (Mary) Innis of Bartonville, Ronald (Debbie) Innis of Des Moines, Iowa, Jeffrey (Leslie) Innis of Pekin, Thomas (Linda) Innis of Peoria, Henry (Jennifer) Innis of Bartonville, Gene Innis Jr. of Peoria and Bobby (Meghan) Innis of Pekin; one daughter, Mary (Dennis) Myers of Bartonville; three sisters, Dixie (Leonard) Meischner of Sesser, Ill., Barbara (Ralph) Lancaster of Scotts Hill, Tenn., and Judy Curtis of Peoria; one brother, Jeff Innis of Pekin; 17 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He first worked on the road crew for the Illinois Department of Transportation from 1967 to 1969. He later worked 16 years in the shipping department for WABCO, now known as Kamatsu-Dresser. He was a member of Boilermakers Local 158.
He attended First Assembly of God Church in Peoria.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel. The Rev. Dean Grabill will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the chapel. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens.
Memorials may be made to American Heart Association.
Swan Lake Memory Gardens
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Aug 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20992543
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