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Eugene Mills Gaylord

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Eugene Mills Gaylord, 83 of Hendersonville, died Friday May,2016 at Pardee Hospital. He was born in Syracuse, New York to the late Alfred H. Gaylord and Mary Mills. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Karen Baustert; one brother, Jay Gaylord; and one sister, Judith Gaylord.
Mr. Gaylord proudly served in the United States Air Force as an aviation mechanic. He was also a student of History and enjoyed his many hobbies which included photography, boating, woodworking, and building old model airplanes.
He is survived by his wife of thirty years, Shirley Elizabeth Gaylord; sons, Thomas Gaylord and his wife Myra, of Jacksonville Florida, and Alfred J. Gaylord of Edneyville, North Carolina. Two Step-daughters; Shelia Turpin of Hendersonville and Teresa Bennett and husband Reid of Asheville North Carolina, six grandchildren: Nicole Lyons, Ashley Gaylord, Dustin and Shana Turpin, Nathan Carson, Savannah Bennett, Daniel Baustert, and one great- granddaughter Amora Carson.
A Memorial Service will be held at Thos. Shepherd's Church Street Chapel with Reverend Charles Griffin officiating on Monday May 9, 2016 at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family request you make donations to Four Seasons Hospice in Hendersonville, North Carolina.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Times-News from May 7 to May 8, 2016
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