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Eugene “Gene” Dyson

Eugene “Gene” Dyson, 75, of Wabash, IN, and with ties to Markle, IN, died Sunday, May 16, 2021, at 1:25 a.m., at Parkview Wabash Hospital.

Mr. Dyson was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and served in Vietnam. He worked at GenCopr in Wabash, owned and operated Eugene & Sandra Dyson Trucking and also farmed. He was a former member of Bachelor Creek Church of Christ and currently attended College Corner Brethren Church.

He was born on Aug. 27, 1945, in Wabash, to Raymond and Wanda Thomas Dyson. He married Sandra Jill Younce on Dec. 13, 1969, in Roann. She survives in Wabash.

Additional survivors include five children, Jennifer (John) Rumple, and Tracy (Jeff) Snyder, both of Wabash, Rachel (Paul) McKnight, of Greentown, Sarah (Aaron) McClary, of Markle, and Tyler (Casey) Dyson, of Wabash; 21 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Mark Rickner.

A funeral service took place on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, with Solomon David and Aaron McClary officiating. Burial was in Marion National Cemetery, Marion.

The memorial guestbook may be signed at grandstaff-hentgen.com.