Gene worked for 21 years at York Cold Storage, and was a long time York Volunteer Fire Fighter. He enjoyed woodworking and playing computer games. His family remembers him as a hard-working family man.
He is survived by his wife Roberta of York, son Jeff (Monica) McGregor of York, and daughter Gena McGregor of Portland, Oregon. His grandchildren include: Chad (Marilou) McGregor, Monique McGregor, Cole McGregor and Libbye McGregor, all of Bremerton, WA, Tolen McGregor of California, and Solie Bates of Poulsbo, WA. He is also survived by his sister-in-law LeeAnn McGregor of York, and his cousin Keith (Elaine) Blair of Ollie, IA, along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Homer, 2 infant sisters, and his half-sister, Helen.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 29, 2021 at the Metz Chapel in York. Interment with Military and Fire Fighter Honors will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in York. Visitation will be held 1:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday at the mortuary in York. Gene’s funeral service will be webcast live on Metz Mortuary’s Facebook Page. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.