Gene Ralph Gehring, 77, formerly of Elyria, passed away Friday, September 14, 2007 following a long illness.
He was born April 15, 1930 in Columbus. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a truck driver for Lehman Cartridge and enjoyed fishing, tennis and repairing CB radios. He married Ethel Grace (Smith) May 18, 1952. Gene and Ethel retired to Jimthorpe, PA to be close to family.
He is survived by his wife, Ethel Grace (Smith); daughters, Betty, Cheryl and Doris; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Friends may call 9:30 A.M. until the 11 A.M. Funeral Service Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at Ovsak Funeral Home, 4th & Iron St., Lehighton, PA. Pastor Doug Evans will officiate. Burial will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.