Gene A. Wands, LBI ’56-’60, went home to be in the arms of Jesus January 2, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.
Upon retiring 17 years ago from Prescott Valley Christian Church, he and his wife, Carolyn, moved to Danville, Illinois in 2001. Gene had several preaching interims in the surrounding area. Gene had a passion for restoring dilapidated homes to their historical state in west downtown Danville. He also enjoyed traveling. Gene was stationed in Germany when he served in the US Army from 1961-1964. He leaves behind his wife, two sons, two daughters, nine grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, four siblings, and several other family members.