Eugene L. Friermood

September 12, 1932April 6, 2013

FRIERMOOD, Eugene Leon, age 80, of Bonita Springs, Florida and formerly of Dayton, Ohio died peacefully at home in his sleep April 6, 2013. Gene was born September 12, 1932 to Carl and Esther (Deerhake) Friermood. A native of Dayton, Ohio he attended General Motors Institute of Technology, graduating with a degree in Engineering. Gene worked for G.M. in Moraine City, for forty two years. He married Carlene (Cooley) on November 19, 1955 and with her, raised their three surviving children. Gary Eugene (Denise) Friermood living in Carmel, Indiana, Diane (Jeff) Henehan, and Jill Friermood who live in Kettering, Ohio. He is also survived by grandsons John and Andy Henehan and a brother Glen Friermood of Dayton, Ohio. Gene was preceded in death by his wife Carlene on June 25, 1992. Gene coached baseball and basketball in the Washington Township league and Incarnation School in Centerville, Ohio for many years. Gene was a skilled architect and designed and built two homes in Dayton before retiring. Upon retirement he moved to Bonita Springs, Florida after his wife’s death in 1992. He resided there until his death. He enjoyed playing golf in the community in which he lived, logging over 200 rounds per year. Being an engineer he liked facts, figures and problem solving. He was an avid math puzzle player and reveled in completing crossword puzzles. Friends and family may call on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME – FAR HILLS CHAPEL, 5471 Far Hills Ave., Dayton, Ohio 45429. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday April 11, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 411 E 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio 45402. Gene will be laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery next to his wife Carlene. Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 70 Birch Alley Suite 20, Beavercreek, Ohio 45440 and Susan Komen Breast Cancer, PO Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265-0309. Condolences may be made to


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 10, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, April 11, 2013

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Trent Pinnick

April 11, 2013

Jill, so sorry for the loss of your dad. We are praying for you during this difficult time. God will lift you up and heal the hurt.

Jim McCullough

April 10, 2013

Thinking of you during this difficult time. My condolences to you and your family

Tim Landess

April 10, 2013

Jack & Peggy Moore

April 9, 2013

Gene & Carlene were friends of ours, for years, back in the GMI days. Gene & I traveled together to GMI many times. We watched you children grow up as we visited together. Gene & Carlene were wonderful friends, a sorority sister to Peggy & a golfing friend to Jack. Two fantastic friends. Our sympathy & prayers are with you all.
Jack & Peggy Moore,Bellbrook,OH & Clearwater,FL.

April 9, 2013

Dear Friermood Family,

We are so sorry for the loss of your father and our old friend of sixty years. We walked the path of life together with your mom and dad and we pray God will give you strength in this your time of sorrow.
Ralph &. Margaret. Johnson
Sarasota, Florida

April 9, 2013

Jill, Praying that the sadness will be slowly replaced with the good memories of your Dad for you and your family. God Bless, Matt Yanney

Donna Joyce Schrimpf

April 9, 2013

Gary, Diane, Jill -- My condolences for the loss of your dad. Thinking of your family.