Eugene Lambin, 88 of Taylorville passed away at 5:19 p.m. on Monday, May 18, 2015 at the Illinois Adjutant Veterans Home in Quincy, IL. He was born on March 23, 1927 in Kincaid, IL. The son of Constant and Pauline (Maquet) Lambin Jr. He married Gertrude M. Lambin in Taylorville and she preceded him in passing on October 21, 2011. Eugene was a coal miner at Peabody Mine #10. He was also an excellent carpenter. He was a member of VFW Post # 4495 in Taylorville and the UMWA. Eugene could fix or build anything, he loved to fish and to be on his boat, and he passed his love of water on to the rest of the family.
He is survived by his daughters, Shelly (Steve) Dennis and Pam (Robert) Houdeshell both of Taylorville, IL; grandchildren, John (Joan) Mitsdarffer of Assumption, IL, Heather (Steve) Durbin of Assumption, IL, Jason (Cherish) Bough of Taylorville, IL and Zac Bough of Stonington, IL; several great grandchildren, son-in-law, Steve Mitsdarffer and his much loved dog Bailey. He was preceded by his parents, wife, Gertrude; son, Ralph Bough; daughter, Sheila Mitsdarffer; granddaughter, Katie McCarty and son-in-law, Roger McCarty.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Steve Dennis officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL with military graveside honors.
Memorials may be made to:
The Adjutant Illinois Veterans Home - Quincy
1707 N. 12th Street
Quincy, Illinois 62301
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois
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