Surrency- Mr. Herbert Eugene "Gene" O'Quinn, age 85, passed away Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Golden Living Center in Jesup. He was a native of Deland, Florida and lived most of his life in Appling County. Mr. O'Quinn was a retired farmer, a United States Army Veteran of World War II and member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Waycross.
He is survived by his children, Sandra K. and husband Henry Padgett of Baxley, Tammy B. and husband Bob Overstreet of Michigan, David and wife Debbie O'Quinn of Surrency, Teddy and wife Melinda O'Quinn of Baxley, Charles and wife Shelia O'Quinn of Surrency and Ronnie and wife Renee' O'Quinn of Surrency; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one brother, Wilbur O'Quinn of Conyers; and his special dog Rosie.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of David E. Miles Funeral Home with the Elder Jerry Lightsey and Bishop Michael Mobley officiating.
Interment will follow in the Antioch Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services on Tuesday.
Active Pallbearers will be: Randy O'Quinn, Reese O'Quinn, Chris O'Quinn, Clay Delk, Jason Padgett, Chris Crummy and Troy O'Quinn.
Honorary Pallbearers will be all family and friends in attendance.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Central Ave., Waycross, GA 31503.
Family and friends may sign the on-line registry at demfuneralhome.com.
David E. Miles Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.