Gene Rork, 76, Versailles

Gerald “Gene” Rork, 76, of Versailles passed away at 4:30pm, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at his home. He was born at the Whitlatch Clinic in Milan on June 4, 1944 the son of Jesse “Jack” and Mildred Nealis Rork. He was married to Judy Sturgill on February 19, 1965 and she survives. Other survivors include two sons Steve (Stephanie) Rork of Batesville and James (Candy) Rork of Versailles; 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; one brother Rick (Jamie) Rork of
Litchfield, Illinois; one sister Rachel Mink of Houston, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents. Mr. Rork was a 1964 graduate of Jac-Cen-Del High School. He was a former employee of Klobenschmidt in Greensburg and retired from the Hollywood Casino where he worked in security. Gene enjoyed collecting antiques and going to flea markets. Funeral services will be held at 2pm, Saturday, November 21st at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with family friend Buddy Lloyd officiating. Burial will be in the New Marion Cemetery. Visitation will also be on Saturday beginning at 12pm. Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice in care of the funeral home. (Due to the Governor’s current mandate, building capacity is limited to 25 and masks will be required.)