He is survived by his wife Loretta, of 52 years; 3 children; 11 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; one brother and sister.
Gene was under hospice care at Southern Regional Medical Center, Riverdale, Ga., at the time of his death.
Gene had spent many years serving the Lord in various capacities. He was a missionary to several Pacific Island nations and also served as an elder for the Forest Park congregation until retiring from those duties due to health concerns.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 3:30 p.m. at the Forest Park church building. The family will be receiving friends prior to the funeral from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Thanks to Steve Preston for this obituary.
Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and five grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us