TREACY, GENE - age 53, of Farragut, TN, formerly of Evanston, IL, passed away Monday afternoon, July 30, 2012. Gene was an active member of First Farragut United Methodist Church, where he joyfully started the Joseph Team Ministry, enjoyed supporting the youth group, and cooking for Family Promise. Gene spent 20 years working in publishing in the outdoor industry and was an avid outdoor enthusiast. He was an owner/partner in GearTrends and SNEWS trade publications. He enjoyed working with young people. He led several trips of urban city youth into the wilderness as a supporter of Big City Mountaineers and coached CBFO Basketball. Gene was the owner of Campbell Station Wine & Spirits. The one thing he wanted most in life was to be a Dad. Gene is survived by his children, Lucas, age 20 and Katherine, age 17, Treacy of Farragut; wife and mother of his children, Pamela Cannella Treacy of Farragut; sisters, Anne Treacy of Colorado, Barb Hoerter and her family of Wilmette, IL; special cousins, Joe and Darlene Cafferata of Farragut. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday August 5, 2012 at First Farragut United Methodist Church with a Celebration of Life to follow at 3:00 p.m with Mark Aronowitz officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Farragut United Methodist Church, 12733 Kingston Pike, Farragut, TN 37934; or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 404 BNA Drive Suite 102, Nashville, TN 37217, www.lls.org; or Big City Mountaineers, 710 10th Street Suite 120 Golden, CO 80401, www.bigcitymountaineers.org. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Treacy family. www.clickfh.com
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from August 2 to August 5, 2012