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Mr.  Eugene Gilmer known to his family and friends as "Uncle Gene" was born November 25, 1928 in Rienzi, MS, a son of Bud Riley and Inez Williams Gilmer.  He was formerly employed as a laborer  and  enjoyed spending time with is family and friends.
On Tuesday May 15, 2018 he departed this life at Hanover House in Massillon, OH.  He will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving children Brenda Richardson, Ronnie Gilmer; 4 grandchildren,14 great grandchildren; 49 great-great grandchildren; a host of other relatives and dear friends including his companion, Carolyn White.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Sharon Henderson; his sisters, Lucille Pope, Birdine Oliver, Modine Robinson, Mildred Staples; his brothers, Johnny Q “Big James”, Curtis Grady, Little James, Lewis Gilmer.
 

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  • Monday, May 21, 2018
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  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    We're sorry to hear about your recent loss. May you find strength from the words of Philippians 4:13 which says: "For all things I have the strength through the one who gives me power." What a loving God who cares about each one of us. He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
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