|Gene B. Pool, 61, of Avon died September 27, 2012 at 2:30 pm on his farm. He was born February 25 1951 the son of Hallie and Helen Hoxworth Pool. He married Ruby Dickerson on July 2, 1999.
He is survived by his wife of Avon, IL; two sons Chad (Susan) Pool of Rushville, IL, and Nickolas (Elisa) Pool of Alachua, FL; one daughter Kristen Pool of Monmouth, IL; three step-daughters Susan (Jeff) Luna of Knoxville, IL, Kerri (Ed) Allen of Roseville, IL, and Kelly (Terry) Gibb of Abingdon, IL; 4 grandsons, 3 granddaughters; one brother Richard (Leslie) Pool of Avon, IL, and his dog Jackson. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was born and raised in Avon where he has lived his entire life. He graduated Avon High School in 1969 and attended Joliet Jr. College and graduated from I.S.U. He farmed and was Co Owner of the Avon Farmers Elevator. He loved to travel, boat, ski, and fly. He had an infectious laugh that will be greatly missed. Gene was happiest when he could share good times with others.
Cremation rites have been accorded, a celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to his memory. Please sign the online guestbook at www.cormanmh.com. Corman Memorial Home Avon, IL is in charge of the arrangements.