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Gene P. Starnes

April 18, 1929 ~ November 15, 2017 (age 88)

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Gene P. Starnes, age 88, of Dixon, died Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Franklin Grove Nursing Home.

Gene was born April 18, 1929 in Cement, Okla. the son of James and Zella (Bigley) Starnes.  He served in the US Army as a military policeman and later married Dorothy Wise.  Gene was employed as a letter carrier in Houston and Dixon for 40 years.

  Survivors include one son, Paul Starnes of Grimes, Iowa; two step daughters, Sandra (Dave) Burch and Deanne VonHolten ; one brother, Richard (Debbie) Starnes of Goreville; several granddaughters; and several great grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; one daughter, Donna McCormick; two brothers, Wayne Starnes and Charles Starnes; and one sister, Joan Knack.

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Chapel Hill Funeral Home in Dixon.  Burial with military honors will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the PADS Homeless Shelter in Dixon.


 Service Information

Funeral Service
November 18, 2017

11:00 AM
Chapel Hill Funeral Home
1121 N. Galena Avenue
Dixon, Illinois 61021

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