Obituary of Gene McAfee
Gene E. McAfee, 76, of Muscatine, passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics as the result of an automobile accident. Visitation for Gene will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Services for Gene and Carol will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday June 1, 2018 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Burial for Gene will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established at the funeral home in Gene’s name. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com. The Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremations Services is caring for Gene’s arrangements and her family.
Gene Elmer McAfee was born on August 30, 1941in Davenport, Iowa the son of Elmer James and Viola Bertha (Holdorf) McAfee. On September 30, 1978, Gene was united in marriage to Carol Nelson in Muscatine. Gene had retired from Grain Processing Corporation in Muscatine after many years. Gene was a devoted family man and an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In his younger days, he had also enjoyed bowling.
Gene will be deeply missed by his children, John (Mary Jo) McAfee of Florida, Redna (Robert J.) Palmer of Muscatine, Alma McAfee of Muscatine, David McAfee of Florida and Troy (Kim) McAfee of Muscatine and eight grandchildren.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Carol on April 28, 2018 and one brother, James McAfee.
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