Edwin “Gene” Swank, 83, of Ocala, FL, formerly of Elvaston, IL, died November 11, 2012 at his home. Graveside inurnment services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge. Rev. Randall Swanson will officiate.
Edwin was born to Francis and Freda (Gunning) Swank in Rock Creek, IL. He worked for Swank Fertilizer and later owned Swank Farm Service in West Point, IL. Gene moved to Florida in 1975.
Those surviving are his wife, Ann Knueppel Swank, his children, Jimme Swank, Hamilton, Donne “Harry” Swank, Carthage, Kein Wade, Hamilton, Susan Weed, Tampa, FL, three step children, Kip Dobbels, West Palm Beach, FL, Gilbert Dobbels, Lincoln, Ronnie Dobbels, Alpha, 6 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.