Dyess, Wilburn "Gene" died on Monday, April 15, 2013 after a brief illness. He was precede in death by his parents, Pete and Edwina Dyess and his nephew, Mike Clark. He leave behind his sister, Rita Clark Johnston, his niece and her husband, Saundra and Richard Soden and their children, Candace and Mike. Memorial service was held on Wednesday, April 17, 2013.
A special thanks to Baptist Hospice and Friends for their help and support.