Glenn ‘Pistol’ Stearns

Glenn “Pistol” Stearns, 71, of Pomona, died at 8:48 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro.

He was born on Nov. 2, 1938, in Carbondale, the son of Gilbert and Bernice Stearns.

He married Jackie Dusch on May 27, 1961, in Murphysboro.

He worked for 40 years as an electrical contractor many will know as Stearns Electric.

Survivors include his wife, Jackie; two sons, Mike and fiancee Gayle of Pomona, and Tom and wife Pam of Pomona; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren;  two brothers, Gene and Darwin; two sisters, Carol and Noralee; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral arrangements were being handled by Walker Funeral Home in Carbondale.

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