HELENA John Eugene "Gene" Warwick, 84, of Helena, died of natural causes Tuesday, Feb. 19, at a local healthcare facility.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday at First Lutheran Church, 2231 Broadway, Helena. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, Great Falls. Croxford Funeral Home, Great Falls, is handling arrangements.
Gene was born to John and Mary Ellen (Waldo) Warwick on Aug. 1, 1928, in St. Cloud, Minn. At some point in time, the family moved to Great Falls. In 1975, Gene moved to Helena. He worked at Helena Industries beginning in 1975, retiring in 2012. He was actively involved in the Spring Meadow Resources Day Program. He participated in a wide variety of sports through Special Olympics
. Basketball was his favorite sport, and he was an avid LA Lakers fan. He enjoyed playing cards, puzzles and crossword puzzles.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Maynard.
Condolences may be posted online at www.croxfordfuneralhome.com