Friday, October 11, 2013

Lester E. “Gene” Enochs (October 9, 2013)

Lester E. “Gene” Enochs, age 93 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 5:42 P.M. Wednesday October 9, 2013 in Greenville. He was born October 4, 1920 in Darke County, Ohio to the late Corby and Irene (Reeser) Enochs. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years Helen (Baker) Enochs on August 14, 2013, infant sons Marvin Lee and Melvin Eugene Enochs, infant granddaughter Machelle Lawrence, son-in-law Earl Kent Lawrence, sisters Helen Godown and Patty Nease; brothers: Robert and Lloyd Enochs.

Gene was a salesman for seventeen years at Holthouse Furniture leaving there to start his own Carpet Business in Greenville. He loved his Harley Motorcycles, authentic models of older cars, going fishing, talking to people and telling stories of different happenings during his life.

He served in the U.S. Army during W.W. II, serving under General Patton in France, Germany and Austria.

Gene is survived by his daughters Delores Lawrence of Greenville and Lois Enochs of Phoenix, AZ, grandchildren Donna (Mike) Hohler of Greenville, Steven (Kim) Lawrence of New Madison, Lisa Matyasz of Banks, OR, great grandchildren PVT. Alex (Erika) Hohler of Ft. Campbell, KY, Andrew Hohler of Greenville, Adam Hohler of Greenville, Taylor Matyasz of Banks, OR, great great granddaughter Chloe Hohler, step great great grandchildren Landon and Caitlin and one sister Betty Burk.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday October 14, 2013 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Scott Trittschuh officiating. Burial will follow in the Emanuel Cemetery near Coletown, Ohio. His family will receive friends and family on Sunday from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. in the funeral home.

Full Military Services will be held on Monday by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to the Darke County Cancer Association.

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