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Gene Vernon Routt, age 84 years, of Cincinnati, OH, went on to be with the Lord, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at his residence. He was a retired Advertising Credit Manager for the Cincinnati Enquirer (43 years) and a United States Air Force Veteran. Gene was a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Independence, KY, where he served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher for many years. His passions included fishing, photography, donating to many charities, and spending time with his family. His parents, Bertha & Russell Routt; and brother, Rodney Routt preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ella Cornett Routt (58 years); daughters, Stephanie J. Collins and Jennifer L. (John) Waldeck; grandchildren, Michael (Stephanie L.), Allison and Emily Collins, and Matthew, Ethan, and Joseph Waldeck; great grandson, Caleb Hunter Collins; sister Garnett Lewis Daniels; as well as many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Chambers and Grubbs in Independence. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at Hickory Grove Baptist Church, 11969 Taylor Mill Road, Independence, KY 41051. Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate. Memorials may be made to Hickory Grove Baptist Church, the
or to the
. Online condolences may be expressed to www.chambersandgrubbs.com
Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer from Dec. 15 to Dec. 16, 2013