W. Eugene St. John (84) of Toledo


Published on April 11 2014 2:40 pm

W. Eugene St. John, 84, of Toledo, passed away at 4:45 AM on Friday, April 11 at Mattoon Rehab and Health Care in Mattoon.

There will be no funeral services; interment will be in the Toledo Cemetery at a later date. The Barkley Funeral Chapel in Toledo is assisting the family.

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Gene was born in Shelby County Illinois to Walter and Golda (Greeson) St. John. He married Madge Mock on September 12, 1948. Surviving is his loving wife, son Johnny (Brenda) St. John of Toledo; three grandchildren Andy (Erin) St. John of Greenup, Amy Allen of Highland and Addison St. John of Toledo; three great-grandchildren Emma St. John, Ava and Payton Allen. He was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and one brother.

Gene was a retired farmer and drove a school bus for the Cumberland School District for 35 years. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the Toledo American Legion and the Cumberland County Farm Bureau. Memorials can be made to either the Salem United Methodist Church or to the Pet Connection.