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Eugene "Gene" Ousley

Eugene "Gene" Ousley, 75, of Pierceton, passed away at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022 at his home. He was born on March 24, 1947 in Dock, Kentucky to George W. & Julie (Owsley) Ousley.

He attended high school in Prestonsburg, and lived most of his adult life in the Pierceton area. He was married on May 25, 2002 in Huntington to Roxanna M. (Kemery) Martin who survives. He formerly worked in the coalmines in Kentucky, but he worked most of his life in construction and even built his own home.

He was a member of the Church of the Brethren in North Webster. He enjoyed going to garage sales, fishing, hunting, gardening, and just being outdoors.

He is survived by his loving wife, Roxanna Ousley of Pierceton, along with his 3 children; Kristopher Martin of Columbia City, Tammara (Chris) Storie of Fort Wayne, and Angela (Frank) Houser of Huntington. He will be fondly missed by his grandchildren; Justin, Trevor, Haley, Dalton, and Sam along with great-grandchildren; Reese & Oliver. He is also survived by his siblings; Troy (Rhonda) Ousley of Leesburg, Ellis Ousley of North Webster, Larry “Doug” (Becky) Ousley of Pierceton, and Stella Faye (Edward) Shepherd of Pierceton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings; Ethel Grace Gruber, Marie Elise England, Adis Ousley, and Calvin Ousley.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept.10, 2022 at the Church of the Brethren, 7281 E. 600N, North Webster. Owen Family Funeral Home in North Webster is in charge of arrangements.

Preferred memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.