Curtis Eugene "Gene" Burge, 83, of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee, died on Tuesday, May 29, 2012.
Gene was a United States Navy veteran serving during World War II.
His wife, Marie Burge, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his sons, Alan Burge, Terry Burge and Rob Burge; daughter, Kim Clark; several stepchildren; sisters, Marianne Hearns and Rita Taylor; several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.