Born in Noel, Missouri on August 1, 1936, passed away on September 12, 2012 in Post Falls, Idaho.
Gene worked many years for Potlatch, Kaiser, Boeing, and as a carpenter/roofer.
Dad loved to hunt, fish, garden, and cook.
His jellies and jams were the best.
Gene enjoyed taking his children and grandchildren huckleberry picking.
He will be greatly missed.
Gene is survived by ex-wives Sandra and Jackie, children, Sheila, Kay, Betty, Dean, Brenda, Gina, Taron, Bron, Darmon, Destin, and many grand- children, and great-grandchildren.
Gene was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth.
Viewing will be held 10 to 5, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at ENGLISH FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1700 N SPOKANE ST. POST FALLS, IDAHO.
A graveside service will be at 1:00 P.M., on Friday, September 21, 2012 at Rimrock Cemetery in Hayden, Idaho.