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Gene was born on August 2, 1933 and passed away on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.

Gene was a resident of Georgia at the time of passing.

A native of East Atlanta, he graduated from Murphy High School and the University of Georgia.

Gene proudly served in the Navy from 1952-55.

The visitation will be held at A.S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home, 2773 N. Decatur Rd., Decatur, GA on Monday, December 2nd, 2019 from 5 to 7pm. The Memorial Service will be on Tuesday, December 3rd, at Briarlake Baptist Church, 3715 Lavista Rd., Decatur, GA, at 11am with a reception immediately following. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Fellowship of Christian Athletes: FCA Atlanta Collegiate Team, PO Box 98289, Atlanta, GA, 30359, and/or DREAM Dachshund Rescue.