Raymond Eugene "Gene" Hemphill, age 59, died Thursday. Graveside services were held Monday, January 30, 2017 in Memory Hill Cemetery.
Gene was born in Wahiawa Hawaii and was a 1975 graduate of John Milledge Academy and a graduate of South Georgia Technical in Americus as certified mechanic with both auto and diesel engine. He was in the U.S. Army serving in the 82 Airborne as a paratrooper and was a weapons Specialist. Gene worked in Americus until he moved back to Milledgeville, five years ago, due to health problems. He loved all types of guns and worked security for the Super Bowl when it was in New Orleans.
Survivors include his parents, Raymond and Martha Pridgeon Hemphill of Milledgeville. His aunts and uncle, Elizabeth Mathis of Greenwood SC., and Walter & Betty Sue Hemphill of Milledgeville. Several cousins also survive.
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Moores Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Published on January 30, 2017