DR. EUGENE MURPHY HAUCK
The Guest Book is expired.
DR. EUGENE MURPHY HAUCK age 33 of University Heights, Ohio, died Sunday, October 7, 2012, as the result of a single vehicle motorcycle accident. Gene prided himself on being a loving father, husband, brother and son. His charisma and zest for life will be greatly missed.
Born in Hattiesburg, MS he grew up in Sumrall, MS. Gene attended the University of Mississippi where he was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. On June 2. 2001 he was united in marriage to Valorie Sites of Holdrege, Nebraska. He transferred to the University of Minnesota where he received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering in 2002. In 2007 he received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Nebraska Medical School. From 2007 through 2012, Gene practiced medicine as a General Surgery Resident at The Cleveland Clinic in Ohio where he was known for his exceptional patient care, compassion, and was often found playing his guitar at the bedside of his patients. Most recently Gene was preparing to embark on a medical mission adventure with his wife, Valorie (midwife), and family in Pignon, Haiti. He was to be affiliated with Hosean International Ministries and working with Dr. Theodore Guy in the hospital he established there.
Gene was an avid outdoorsman, guitarist, videographer, and motorcyclist. He loved his wife and children in an extraordinary way. He recently rededicated his life to the Lord, his family and faith.
He is survived by his loving wife Valorie, their beautiful children, Ella Grace (9), twins Riley and Kayleb (3); his parents Dawn(Harold) Parker, Sumrall, MS and Christie(Melissa) Hauck College Grove, TN; his sisters Tatum Hauck Allsep (Michael) of Montgomery, AL, and Sarah Helen Parker, Nashville; his brothers Read Hauck and Noel (Heather) Glasgow all of Nashville; grandparents Joseph Tatum (Virginia), Hattiesburg, MS; Lucy Parker, Sumrall, MS; parents-in-law Dave (Anita) Sites of Nebraska; brothers-in-law Brent (Valerie) and Loren (Elisha) Sites of Colorado, sister-in-law Rhonda (Garret) Shaw of Nebraska and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Gene was preceded in death by grandparents Dr and Mrs. Allen Eugene Hauck and grandmother Lady Jean Tatum.
A memorial service to celebrate Gene's life will be held at 2 PM, Saturday October 13, 2012 in the Cross Garden at Christ Presbyterian Church, 2323 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN. Visitation with the family will be following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hosean International Ministries, Hosean.org.
Published in the Hattiesburg American on Oct. 12, 2012