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Gene Flick

August 24, 1941 — November 9, 2016

Grand Tower – Gene Flick, 75, passed away on November 9, 2016 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis.



Gene was born on August 24, 1941 in Granger, MO to George Phillip and Julia Elizabeth Flick. On February 28, 1969, he married Jinnie Ann Hilliard. She survives and is of Grand Tower.



He is survived by his wife Jinnie; two daughters, MariJo (George) Pierson of Gorham; Carla Jean (Mitch) Fraley of Jacksonville, AR; one brother, Jim Flick of California; two sisters, Creva Henson and Hazel Ridgeraff both of Anna; four grandchildren, Brittany (Brian), Kara, Payton, and Lanie; six great-grandchildren, Carlie, Drake, Hunter, Alayna, and twins, Wyatt and Collin; many nieces and nephews; brother-in-law, Jerry (Mary) Parsons of Murphysboro and two special friends, Kevin Pierson and Lisa Jorden.



Gene is preceded in death by his parents.



Gene was a 1st Mate on the River Barge. He worked for Redwood Towing Company, Wisconsin Barge Line, and retired from ADM after 35 years in the industry. Gene loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman.



Services for Gene will be on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the Meredith Funeral Chapel in Grand Tower with Pastor Tim Olson. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Hall Cemetery, Lick Creek. Visitation will be from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the funeral chapel in Grand Tower.



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Visitation

Saturday, November 12, 2016

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Meredith Funeral Home Grand Tower Chapel

Maple Street, Grand Tower, IL 62942

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Service

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Meredith Funeral Home Grand Tower Chapel

Maple Street, Grand Tower, IL 62942

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