There will be no services. Cremation rites will be accorded. Memorials may be made to Joe Williams American Legion Post 55, 755 Stensel Drive, Farmer City. Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, 106 N. Main St., Farmer City, is handling arrangements.
Gene was born Jan. 14, 1943, in Clinton, a son of Harold G. and Virginia P. Gray Reeser.
He is survived by his mother, Virginia Reeser of Monticello; a brother, Harold Gray (Carolyn) Reeser of San Diego; and two sisters, Phyllis Anne Reeser of Monticello and Marietta Jill (Larry) Nixon of Arlington, Va.
Gene was preceded in death by his father, Harold G. Reeser, and a brother, Teddy Carlyle Reeser.
Gene was also considered a member of the Gammage Family of Farmer City, with whom he resided for 47 years. He is survived by Dana Gammage Dupuis, Bruce Gammage and Meg Gammage-Tucker. He was preceded in death by Robert, Jeanne, Greg, Ginny, and Seth Gammage.
Gene had been a clerk at the Gammage Law Office in Farmer City for many years. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1961 to 1964. Gene was a member of Joe Williams American Legion Post 55 in Farmer City, where he was a past commander. He was also a past commander of the American Legion's 19th District, member of the 40/8 and Farmer City Masonic Lodge 710, and had been a trustee for the Clark Foundation of Farmer City.