Eugene "Gene" Michael Longobardi Jr., 63, of Hixson went home to be with his Lord on Monday, October 21, 2019 surrounded by his family.
Gene was a native of New Haven, Conn., and lived in Chattanooga for many years.
He was a software engineer for various technical firms including TVA over the past years and was an active member of The Ministry Center.
Gene was a paratrooper serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Lavonne Longobardi; and his brother, David Longobardi.
He is survived by his wife, Pam Shepherd Longobardi; two sons, Eugene Michael (Casey) Longobardi III, Augusta, Ga. and Nicholas Longobardi, Chattanooga; step-son, Brandon Chatfield, Gillette, WY; two step-daughters, Katrina (Eric) Jenkins, Soddy, Tn., and Aimee (Ryan) Chang, Nashville, Tn.; sister, Angela (Steve) Beiderbecke, Lakewood, Co.; seven grandchildren, Carter & Eli Longobardi, Isabella, Amelia, and Sophia Jenkins, Lilly and Jameson Chang.
Services will be held Wednesday, October 23, at 7 p.m. at The Ministry Center, 2929 Hamill Road, Hixson, Tn., with Pastor Jimmie Talley and Pastor Jim Milligan officiating.
A private family graveside service will be held at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
You may visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share condolences to the family and view Gene’s memorial tribute.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry % The Ministry Center.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 23, from 5-7 p.m. at The Ministry Center, 2929 Hamill Road.
Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.