Eugene Schoonover age 90 passed away Sunday September 20, 2009 at Harbour Manor Nursing Home in Noblesville, Indiana. Prior to his residency at Harbour Manor, he had been a resident of Evansville, Indiana for most of his life and had attended the Mackey, Indiana Church of the Nazarene.

He was born February 24, 1919, in Somerville, Indiana, the son of Eva (May) and Clarence Schoonover, both deceased. On December 27, 1941 he married Evelyn Smiley who passed away in 1999. He was also preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Eula Mae Schoonover.

Eugene graduated from high school in Mackey, Indiana and graduated Magnum Cum Laude from the University of Evansville. He received his MS degree from Indiana University. Mr. Schoonover taught math and science at F. J. Reitz High School for over thirty years, retiring in 1981.

He served as a 1st Lt. in the US Army during World War II, serving as a supply officer in Brooklyn, New York.

Survivors include his two daughters, Jerry Ann Roland and Janet Lee Howell, both of Noblesville, Indiana, six grandsons, three great granddaughters, one great grandson, sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Alex Moore, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. Friday September 25, 2009 at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City with Rev. Bill Reed officiating. Burial will follow in the Albright Cemetery in Mackey. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City. Military Graveside Services will be conducted.