HILLIS & HARDWICK FUNERAL HOME OBIT:
Gene H. Erickson, 74 of Green Cove Springs , FL formerly of Pinecrest Drive Zanesville passed away at 6:15 PM Saturday, October 30, 2010 at Orange Park Medical Hospital in Orange Park FL.
He was born on April 05, 1936 in Amery, WI to the late Sanford Alfred and Ardis Helen(Johnson) Erickson. His first wife Delores Miller passed away in 1966. In 1967 he married Edna Moniz and she passed away in 1995. He was also preceeded in death by a brother Willard Erickson and sister Ruth Erickson.
He retired after 20 years of service with the United States Navy and was also retired from Central Ohio Coal Company. Gene enjoyed fishing, computers and riding around in his golf cart. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
Gene is survived by his wife Sheila (Shinn) Erickson of the home, three daughters Julia (William) Bishop of Hopewell, Diana (Michael) Wilson of Jamesville, NY and Coreen (Larry) Adolph of Findlay. Grandchildren Courtney (Levi) Miller, Caitlyn (Shawn) Wisecarver, Cody and Chelcey Tusing, Brandon (Tomorrow) Thompson, Brittney Thompson, Rachel, Ryan, Ross and Riley Adolph and 8 great grandchildren. He is also survived by sister Sandra Smith of Zanesville along with a very special friend, Daniel Underwood, of Green Cove Springs, FL.
Friends may call from 5 to 8pm on Thursday Nov. 4th at the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave. where funeral services will be held 11:00 AM on Friday, November 05, 2010 with Pastor William L. Meaige officiating. Burial with military honors will conclude in the Zanesville Memorial Park Zanesville OH .
Arrangements are being handled by the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave. Zanesville Ohio. To sign the online register book or to send a personal condolence note please visit www.HillisHardwickFH.com