- March 3, 1934 - January 31, 2013
- Pikeville, North Carolina
of Ralph's Passing
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“Geneva and Jimmy and EH, we just today (03/24) received the news of Gene's death. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. He's a...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Mac & Donna Forbes - Gold Hill
“Please except my sympathy in your loss. I am filled with nothing but pleasant memories for Gene, his parents, E.H, Geneva, and Jimmy.
Dr. Thomas...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Thomas Morris - NC - Cousin
“I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Gene passed away on the same date that my daddy died. My daddy died January 31, 2009. Two great men have left this...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Kim Thomas - Pikeville, NC
“Jean and family, We were so sorry to hear about Gene. Our loss is surely Heavens gain. We will be keeping all the family in our prayers.
Love, ...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Janice Talton Gooding - Pikeville, NC
“So sorry we couldn't be there but in spirit we are. Offering our sadness and condolences to the entire family. You will be missed Uncle Gene! Sending...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Scott and Kathryn Edgerton - TX
“We are very sorry for your loss and regret that we cannot be at the service today. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Albert and Linda...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Albert and Linda Pierce
“Jean, we are so very sorry about your loss. Please know that we are thinking of you and you are in our prayers.
7 of 12 | Posted by: Gene and Annette Gurley
“To Jim and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you in the difficult time. May God's grace strengthen you all.
8 of 12 | Posted by: Linda Poole - Garner, NC - friend
“I know Gene was really loved by his family. May God give all of you a wonderful sense of peace during this time.
9 of 12 | Posted by: Faye Gardner - Garner, NC
“We are so blessed to have been able to share so many special memories with Mr Gene, Mema & Sonny over the past several years. We love you dearly Mr...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Amber Sasser, Chris Leclercq, Jason, Hunter & Eddie Sasser - NC
“Sonny, we are so very sorry to heard about your Dad, if you need anything at all please let us know.
Our Prayers Are with You
We Love You
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11 of 12 | Posted by: Arnold and Dar Pyle - La Grange, NC
“My Deepest Sympathy to the Edgerton family. God Bless and guide all of you durning this difficult time. Gene will be missed; he was always faithful...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy C. HaLes - Belmont, NC
Ralph Eugene "Gene" Edgerton, 78, passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his loving family.
Gene was born in Wayne County on March 3, 1934 to the late E. Ralph Edgerton and Fannie Bell Grantham Edgerton. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. Gene was active in the Nahunta community over the years where his love of community showed through his many projects. Gene was a farmer in the Nahunta Community and was a member of Nahunta Friends Church.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday February 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with the Rev. Eric Woods officiating. Interment will follow at the Edgerton Family Cemetery.
Gene is survived by his wife, Jean Crawford Edgerton; his son, Sonny Edgerton of Pikeville; grandson Ryan Eugene Edgerton; brothers, E.H. Edgerton of Burleson, TX, Jim Edgerton and wife Marilyn of Garner; sister Geneva E. Howell and husband Henry of Garner; step-daughters, Edith Cook of Pikeville, Terry Woods and husband Joe of Asheville, and Tammy Taylor and husband Phillip of Nahunta; step-son, Eddie Sasser of Pikeville; several nieces and nephews; nine grandchildren
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Mable Thompson Edgerton.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Nahunta Friends Church, 2537 Hwy. 581 North, Pikeville, NC 27863 or to one's favorite charity.
The family will receive friends on Saturday February 2, 2013 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.