Gene B. Mann

August 30, 1921 - April 14, 2012

08/30/1921 - 04/14/2012

Past Services

Service
Sunday April 22, 2012
1:00 am
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
8286929188 | Directions
Service
Sunday April 22, 2012
4:00 am - 5:00 pm
American Legion Post
216 4th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28739
Directions
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Following service

Gene Mann, 90, of Millport, NY, formerly of Hendersonville, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the V.A. Medical Center in Bath, NY. He was born August 30, 1921 in Danville, VA to the late Eugene and Maddie Mills Mann. A WWII veteran, he volunteered for the Paratroopers, serving in D Company, 513 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 17th Airborne Division. Gene was awarded the Silver Star for valor, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, and the Good Conduct Medal. He was a lifetime member of the Elks, and a member of both the American Legion and V.F.W.

A funeral will be at 1:00 pm Sunday, April 22, 2012 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Entombment will take place in Danville, VA. Military honors will be conducted by Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77, HedrickñRhodes VFW Post 5206, and DAV Chapter 14.

Please join Marge Mann at the American Legion Post between 4 and 5 pm Sunday to celebrate Geneís wonderful life with food, music and drinks.

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Faye & Matt Kearney
8 years ago

Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Marge and Gene’s family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you always.

Faye & Matt Kearney