Charles E. “Gene” Boehme 69 of rural Tower Hill, IL (Dollville, IL), went to be with his beloved wife Polly at 7:15 PM Friday Jan. 27, 2012.

Gene was born Feb. 19, 1942 at Decatur, IL the son of Robert Harley and Helen Louise Boehme Tuller.

He married Polly Ruth Smith in 1973 and she passed away Dec. 6, 1990.

Surviving are a half- brother James Tuller of Plaucheville, LA; brothers-in-law Richard (Adriana) Smith of Tucson, AZ and Robert (Victoria) Smith of Coalmont, TN; sister-in-law Margaret Hudgins of Tucson, AZ; nephew: Michael Hudgins of Tucson, AZ nieces: Shelli Noperi of Tucson, AZ and Kelli Romero of Phoenix, AZ.

He was preceded in death by his wife Polly, his parents and a son Anthony Joseph Smith.

Private memorial services will be held at a later date in Point Pleasant Cemetery at Long Creek, IL.Arrangements are entrusted to Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville, IL. 302 West Main Street, Shelbyville, IL 62565, Ph# 217-774-2195.

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