Eugene A. “Gene” Gravot, 79, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at his home on Feb. 19 2022, at 11 a.m.
Gene was born July 17, 1942 at St. Mary’s Hospital in East St. Louis, Ill., to parents, Cyril A. Gravot and Ruth (Gregory) Metcalf, both deceased.
Gene and Linda K. (Voepel) Gravot were married July 14, 1973. She survives at the home.
Other survivors include two children, Stacy Dent and Tammy Fuget; six grandchildren Nicky Dimaggio (Andy), Crissy Horstmeyer, Cody Horstmeyer, Haley Mozie (Zach), Brennin Ward (Maria) and Whitney Ward; and 11 great-grandchildren Luke, Makayla, Autumn, Aubree, Nyla, Jalynn, Braysen, KaMar, Emmalyne, Maryssa and Maryah.
Gene served in the Navy for nine and a half years and was a member of the VFW chapter 11041.
He retired from REC after 10 years as a lineman and 20 years in the meter department.
He enjoyed fishing and refinishing furniture. Gene was the oldest of 11 siblings, of which five have passed on.
Gene was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Palmyra.
Graveside services with full military honors performed by American Legion Post #174 Boots-Dickson, will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 23, at Greenwood Cemetery. Pastor Wes Gherke will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church or the Palmyra VFW.
Online condolences may be shared, and video tribute viewed at www.lewisbrothersfuneralchapel.com.