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Paul Eugene "Gene" Coon

December 16, 1952 August 3, 2020
Paul Eugene "Gene" Coon
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Obituary for Paul Eugene "Gene" Coon

Paul Eugene “Gene” Coon, age 67, of Ashmore, IL, died Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital in Mattoon, IL.

Gene was born December 16, 1952 in Charleston, IL to Paul H. and Lois Louise (Richey) Coon. He married Irene Lucille Woodfall on September 6, 1980; she survives.

He is also survived by three children: Casey Ann Coon (Dr. David Fletcher) of Monticello, IL, Chad Eugene Coon of Oakland, IL, and Christopher James Coon of Ashmore, IL; his parents, Paul and Lois Coon of Oakland, IL; one brother, Steve Coon of Oakland, IL; and a grandson, Cash Christopher Coon of Ashmore, IL.

Gene was a member of the Oakland Masonic Lodge #219. He retired from the Union Pacific Railroad, and also worked grinding stumps and for Oakland Peace Meals. Gene enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, watching Illini Sports, cooking on the grill, and visiting with friends in his garage.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Oakland, IL. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials may be made to Oakland Peace Meals or the Oakland Food Pantry.

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Visitation

Saturday

8

Aug

10:00 AM 8/8/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/8/2020 11:00:00 AM
Krabel Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Oakland

215 E. Main Street
Oakland, IL 61943

Krabel Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Oakland
215 E. Main Street Oakland 61943 IL
United States

Funeral

Saturday

8

Aug

11:00 AM 8/8/2020 11:00:00 AM
Krabel Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Oakland

215 E. Main Street
Oakland, IL 61943

Krabel Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Oakland
215 E. Main Street Oakland 61943 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oakland Cemetery, Oakland, IL Final Resting Place

N Cemetery Road
Oakland, IL 61943

N Cemetery Road Oakland 61943 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Oakland Peace Meal

Oakland Food Pantry

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