OBITUARY

Mr. Gene R. Stinchcomb

July 29, 1927October 19, 2013

GENE RICHARD STINCHCOMB, 1SG, USA, Ret PASSED AWAY ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 19, 2013. 1 SG STINCHCOMB WAS BORN JULY 29, 1927 TO THE LATE GILEY AND ESSIE STINCHCOMB. HE SERVED IN THE US MARINES AND US ARMY IN CHINA, KOREA, VIETNAM, AND GERMANY, AS WELL AS ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES. DURING HIS 22 YEARS OF SERVICE HE SERVED AS A RIFLEMAN, POSTAL INSPECTOR, AIRCRAFT MAINTAINER, AND FIRST SERGEANT, RECEIVING NUMEROUS AWARDS AND DECORATIONS. 1SG STINCHCOMB RETIRED IN 1972. HE MOVED BACK HOME WHERE HE ENJOYED HUNTING, FISHING, SINGING AND PLAYING HIS GUITAR. HE ENTERTAINED AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN TOWN. MUSIC WAS A GREAT LOVE OF HIS AND HE COULD PLAY AND SING FOR HOURS ON END! GENE WAS A MEMBER OF TRINITY BAPTIST WHERE HE SERVED AS A DECON.

GENE IS SURVIVED BY, FAYE STINCHCOMB, 5 DAUGHTERS AND 3 SONS-IN-LAW, VELMA HAWKINS, DEBRA & RALPH LANDERS, MARGIE LARSON, JO ANN & JACK WEST, AND BETTY & ROGER BURLINGAME. 2 GRANDDAUGHTERS, SHANNON CHAMBERS, AND CRYSTAL BURLINGAME. 8 GRANDSONS, STAN HEALAN, JOSH AND JONATHAN LARSON, DONNIE WALLACE, RB, GARRETT, JASON, AND CALEB BURLINGAME.11 GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTERS, HOPE, FAITH, AVA, KLOEY, LINDSEY, MADDIE, HANNAH, KENDRA, ALYSSA, BRYLAN, AND AVA. 4 GREAT-GRANDSONS, ISAIAH, ZACKARY, BRODY AND LEVI. 3 BROTHERS, WL. (BILL), RANDOLPH, AND TOMMY STINCHCOMB.

GENE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY 2 GRANDDAUGHTERS, LAURA HAWKINS, AND KATIE LANDERS. 2 GRANDSONS, JOEY WALLACE AND MICHAEL ANDREW BARRETT. 4 SISTERS, RUNELL PURSLEY, LONA MAE SANDERS, MARTHA BELLE GARRETT, AND HELEN COLLINS. 3 BROTHERS JOE ALLEN, ROBERT, JUNE BUG STINCHCOMB.

VISITATION IS SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY OCTOBER 20, 2013 FROM 6:00 - 9:00 PM AT SMITH FUNERAL HOME. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE ON MONDAY OCTOBER 21, 2013 11:00 AM AT MEMORY CHAPEL, SMITH FUNERAL HOME WITH PASTOR RICHARD COLE OFFICATING . BURIAL WILL FOLLOW IN UNION BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETARY.

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS GENE REQUESTED YOU VOTE REPUBLICAN.

THE FAMILY WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE STAFF AT WINDER HEALTH CARE AND EVERCARE HOSPICE FOR ALL THE SPERIOR AND LOVING CARE GIVEN TO GENE DURING THIS ILLNESS.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, October 20, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, October 21, 2013
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Mr. Gene R. Stinchcomb

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November 6, 2013

With love from Lindsey.

Smith Memory Chapel, Inc.

October 21, 2013

Our thoughts are with the family and friends at this time.

Ann "Allen" Hall

October 20, 2013

Gene was a very good man and will be missed by many. May God comfort the entire family. Remember: Memories Keep Our Loved One With Us Forever.
Ann "Allen" Hall

FROM THE FAMILY