A graveside service for Gene Harrell, 84, Gloucester Point, was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24 in Bethany United Methodist Church Cemetery, Gloucester Point. He died Aug. 18, 2020.
He graduated from Elon College, Class of 1954, with a B.A. in Math/Physics. He worked for the Newport News Shipyard for 35 years in the nuclear field from 1958 until he retired in 1993. His favorite years were when he was Planning Manager of the refueling and inactivation at the Naval Reactors Facility in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He was a member of Warwick Lions Club and Bethany United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Ethel Harrell; brother, Frankie; son, Ronnie, and stepson, Rick Bollinger.
Survivors include his wife of almost 40 years, Jeannie; children, Debbie Eriksen, Frank Harrell; stepdaughter, Lizz Epperson; sisters, Ann Stigall, Peggy Powell; brother, Oscar Harrell; four grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 527, Gloucester Point, Va. 23062.
Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point, was in charge of arrangements.