Gene O. Dufner, 59, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at St. John's Hospice.
He was born April 27, 1955 in Springfield, the son of the late William "Bill" R. and Elnore J. (West) Dufner.
Mr. Dufner lived in Springfield his entire life. He attended Springfield schools and graduated from Lanphier High School. He attended Springfield College in Illinois for 2 years and graduated with an Associate's Degree. He also attended Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in computer science.
Mr. Dufner was employed by the Illinois Department of Human Services for 31 years and retired in 2009.
He is survived by his brother David W. Dufner of Newnan, GA, as well as a niece Liedav A. Dufner of Springfield, a nephew David A. Dufner of Newnan, GA, and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 E. Allen, Springfield. No services are scheduled.
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