Lilly, Herbert Eugene, Sr.
Birth: Sunday, March 08, 1942 in Flat Top, Mercer County, West Virginia
Death: Saturday, May 04, 2019 at the age of 77
Laid to Rest: Saturday, May 11, 2019 in the Chesapeake Highland Memorial Gardens, Port Republic, Maryland
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On the evening of May 4th, 2019 Gene passed away peacefully after a 7-year battle with cancer. Gene was being visited and comforted by family members at Georgetown University Medical Center at the time of his passing. Gene was 77 years old. Gene was an avid outdoors man who loved to fish and hunt. He enjoyed planting things and telling jokes. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Gene Lilly Sr. was born in the town of Flat Top in Mercer County, West Virginia on March 8th 1942. He was the third son of Esther M. and Woodrow Wilson Lilly. He was married to Connie Sue Lilly (née Wimmer) for 56 years. Gene is survived by his wife, daughter Karen Boyce (Scott), son Gene Jr. (Patricia), grandchildren Meagan Lilly, Brett Nims, Corey Nims, Alex Lilly, Justin Culley, Jeffrey Boyce, Megan Slade, and Maxwell Tayman, great-grandchildren Aubrey, Bella, and Griffin Culley and Adalyn Slade, brothers Hubert, Ronald, and Charles Lilly, and sisters Carolyn Hatcher, and Linda Lilly.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, May 10th from 5-8 PM at the Rausch Funeral Home located at 4405 Broomes Island Rd., Port Republic, MD. A funeral service will take place on Saturday, May 11th at 11:00 AM in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Chesapeake Highland Memorial Gardens.