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Gene Downs

December 12, 1941 February 25, 2019
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Gene Downs, 77, of Rogersville passed away Monday, February 25th, 2019 at North Alabama Medical Center. He was a graduate of Lauderdale County High School, worked for TVA for 25 years and then became a homebuilder. Gene enjoyed Alabama football, golf and gardening. He never met a stranger.
Visitation will be Wednesday, February 27th from 10 – 1 at Rogersville Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow in the chapel with James Waddell officiating. Burial will be in Rogersville Funeral Home Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Cody Miller, Broc Downs, Mark Weir, Travis Slaton, Anthony Birdwell and Bill Watson; honorary, Larry Warren, Larry Clem, Jim Corbin, Ray Hester, Jessica Weir and the liars table at Fat Cats and Minnow Bucket.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tack & Gladys Downs and his sister, Coretha Ann Downs. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Thornton Downs; children, Gena (Brad) Roberson and Quent Downs; grandchildren, Cody Miller and fiance, Caylor, Broc (Tiffany) Downs, Jessica (Jon) Stein and Christen Downs; great grandchildren, Parker Miller, Isaiah Downs, Crissa, Jackson, Bryson, Sammie Wiley, Chesney and Laikyn Stein.


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