Franklin Eugene “Gene” Weyrick, age 82 of Greenville, Ohio passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer at 9:45 AM, Monday, October 15, 2018 at the State of the Heart Care Center, Greenville, Ohio. Born February 10, 1936 in Hamburg, Ohio, he was one of 4 children to the late Zelmer & Wanda (Short) Weyrick. Eugene made a living driving semi-trucks, he owned and operated Weyrick’s Lawncare for many years, and had numerous part time jobs after retirement. He loved John Deere tractors, his Ford pickup trucks, camping, and visiting the Darke County Fair. More than anything, he had a kind, genuine heart, and was always more than willing to help anyone in need, any way that he could. He will truly be missed. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by nephew Randy Weyrick, brother-in-law Jim Hill, and long time friend, Ray Anderson.
Survived by his wife Carol (Wells) Weyrick; children Mike (& Denise) Weyrick; Sharon (Weyrick) Harris; grandchildren Janell (& Kyle) Marshall; Laura Weyrick; Bryant Weyrick; Amanda Harris; siblings Esther (& Willard) Karns; Floyd (& Virginia) Weyrick; Betty Hill; beloved dog “Dutchess”; as well as many special nieces and nephews, friends and family members.
Friends may call on the family from 11:00AM-2:00PM on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 PM with Pastor Steve Shoop presiding. Burial at Greenmound Cemetery, New Madison, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care; the Darke County Cancer Association; or a charity of your choice. Online sympathies www.zecharbailey.com.