Garland “Gene” Eugene Clerc, 83, of Prairie du Rocher, passed away at 1:12 a.m. on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at his residence. A private funeral service was held at Pechacek Funeral Homes in Red Bud with Msgr. Dennis Schaefer officiating. Burial was at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Prairie du Rocher. A celebration of life in Gene’s honor for family and friends will be held in the near future.