Clark E. “Eric” Gaffner, age 58, formerly of Pana, Nashville, and Breese, passed away Tuesday, April 14 in St. Rose. A celebration of life for 58 year old Clark E. “Eric” Gaffner will be Saturday, April 18 at 3:00 p.m. at Buxton’s in Beckemeyer. Friends may call there from 2:00 p.m. to service time. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Galen and Garrett Gaffner. Moss Funeral Home in Breese is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Gaffner was born September 4, 1956 in Pana, IL to the late Max and Marian, nee Rider, Gaffner.
He married Joan Grapperhaus and they later divorced.
Surviving are his sons, Galen Gaffner of Austin, TX and Garrett Gaffner of Breese, IL; siblings, Mark Gaffner and wife Mary of Lenoir City, TN and Deb (Wayne) Auld of Nashville, IL; and nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Eric received his B.S. in Criminology and Psychology from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He formerly worked as a Probation Officer, Counselor, and in Car Sales.
He was a member of Central Christian Church in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Moss Funeral Home
535 North 5th
Breese, IL 62230