Gene Quickery

April 29, 1947 - November 5, 2015

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Gene Steven Steve Quickery, 68, of Urbana, Ohio passed away November 5, 2015 in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 29, 1947 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana the son of Gene Louis Quickery and Wilamenia (Schull) Quickery. He graduated from Churubuslo High School. Steve proudly served in the United States Army Reserves. He retired from International Harvester Company. Steve enjoyed fishing, golfing and watching football and basketball. He was happily married and was a wonderful husband to Bobbie (Daniels) Quickery for 19 years. Steve was a role model to his children and proud of the people they are today. He was knowledgeable in many ways and people sought him out for his guidance and wisdom. In addition, he was a wonderful storyteller! There was never a dull moment with Steve around. His outgoing personality and kind heart made him loved by everyone. He will be missed by all. He is survived by his wife, Bobbie; daughters, Shannon Michelle (Daniel) Nix of Fort Wayne, Ashley Nicole Quickery of St. Paris, Ohio, Jackie Britt Jenkins and Casie Marie (Tim) Rowe, both of Springfield, Ohio; son, Elliott Aaron Quickery, also from Springfield; seven grandchildren plus his siblings, Sharon Kirkpatrick, Carol Steinback and Tom Lee (Melanie) Quickery; and his stepmother, Joyce Quickery in addition to several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter, Erin Riley Myers. A funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, November 7, 2015 in VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, with Pastor Vicki Downing officiating. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Marcy Fleetwood - Nov 9, 2015

I am so sorry! I always thought he was my other brother Steve! I have such wonderful childhood memories. You ALL are in my prayers and thoughts! Marcy

Ken Shaffer - Nov 8, 2015

Bobbie and family,
We are truly heartbroken. We never got to give our thanks to you for the love you instilled into our precious daughter Erin. We will never forget how you and Boobie cared for her as if she was your own. We know that you indeed own a place in Erin and our hearts forever.
With all our love,
Ken, Stephanie and Erin Shaffer

Tom Quickery - Nov 7, 2015

To my brother i have always looked up to you and always will. You may be gone in body but your spirit lives on in me.Now when i look at the stars i know you will be looking back love you Tom

Barry Goldwood - Nov 7, 2015

It is with great sadness of reading of Steve’s passing. Worked with him for many years, had a few drinks and lots of laughs with him, memories I will always cherish. He truly was one of the good guys, you have our deepest sympathy

Pam McCoy - Nov 7, 2015

So sorry for the loss of your brother.Lefting you up in prayer as you go through this difficult time.

Dorthy Scheurich - Nov 6, 2015

Very sorry for your loss. Haven’t saw Steve in years. I know he will be greatly missed.
His cousin Dottie

Jerry & Jan DeLong - Nov 6, 2015

Our thoughts & prayers are with you & your family in the loss of Steve.
He was a good friend. We had many good times with him,and he will always be in our memories.
Enjoyed working & golfing with him.
With sympathy
Jerry & Jan DeLong

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