Kenneth Gene Osmon, age 83, of St. Francisville, IL passed into Eternity on Thursday afternoon,
September 8, 2011 at his home.
Gene was born October 18, 1927 in Allendale, IL to Cora Jane (Saltsgaver) and Richard Sharon Osmon. He married Jacquline Leah Wilson and they were married for over 50 years, until her death on December 5, 2005.
Gene worked in the oil fields most of his life, and also worked at the Canonball Toll-Bridge for 16 years. He enjoyed coon hunting and spoiling his grandchildren.
He is survived by five children: Steve Osmon of Rozet, WY, Kenny Osmon and Jim Osmon, both of St. Francisville, IL, Karen Jeanne Hammond of Washington State and Angela Marie Daniels of the State of Georgia. He is also survived by two sisters: Phyllis (Jim) Walker of Marshall, IL and Mary Osmon of California. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and three brothers: George, Don and Jess, and three sisters: Mildred, Anna Mae and Grace.
According to Gene's wishes, cremation will take place and there will be no formal services.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, IN.
Ingram Funeral Home of Allendale, IL entrusted with the arrangements.