Friday, May 21, 2021

Gene Mikesell (May 11, 2021)

Gene Mikesell, age 60 of Greenville, Ohio and formerly of Eaton passed away at 10:02 AM Tuesday May 11, 2021 in Greenville.  Gene was born August 19, 1960 in Greenville and the son of Mrs. Linda (Roth) Mikesell Schatz of Greenville and the late Ralph Mikesell.

Gene was employed for 20 plus years with Marsh Supermarkets and retired in 2012 from their store in Eaton, Ohio where he had been employed as the Dairy Manager.  He was a 1979 graduate of Greenville High School and over the years, he enjoyed fishing, basketball and softball.

Survivors in addition to his mother Linda are his daughters Chantele (Brian) Combs of Hamilton, Ohio, Krysten Mikesell and Lauren Mikesell both of Eaton; grandchildren Rylee Combs and Eli Combs;  Siblings  Kathy Fantasia, Jana Dowler, Todd Mikesell, and Susan (Doug) Jones all of Greenville as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00 PM Saturday May 22, 2021 in the Triumphant Christian Center 1129 Southtowne Court Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Sam Shilot officiating.  The family will receive friends on Saturday from 2:00 PM until time of the Celebration of Life service in the Christian Center.

Gene’s family have requested those in attendance to “come as you are” dressing very casual and please pay special attention to the back page of the funeral memorial folder as the verse was written by Gene. 

Also, it is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Cancer Association of Darke County.

Funeral arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.

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