Gene McIntyre, 83, passed away unexpectedly at 4:51 AM on Monday morning June 8th, 2020 at Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown following a heart attack he had suffered while working outside at his home several days prior.
Gene was born in Ashly, WV on April 6th, 1937 one of nine children of the late Joab and Hattie (Morgan) McIntyre.
Gene married his sweetheart the former Sarah Kay Cropp on February 13, 1971, together they would spend the next forty-eight years by each other’s side.
He was a proud to be a veteran of the United States Army and retired from I.N.R. Properties of Norwalk, OH where he had served as an apartment manager. In his spare time, he enjoyed being an avid hunter.
Gene leaves behind to cherish his memories his daughter Connie Rickard and her husband Robert of Mercer, his son Greg Spencer of East Liverpool, OH; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and his brother Carl McIntyre.
In addition to his wife Sarah who passed away on August 16th, 2019, he was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Martha Smith, and his six brothers Hez, Bernard, Tracy, Denver, Argil, and Arzie McIntyre.
Private arrangements are being handled by the Sample-O’Donnell Funeral Home 555 East State St. in Sharon.
Burial will be at Center Point Cemetery in Center Point, West Virginia.
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