MARTIN, Eugene T., passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2012. He was born in Tampa, FL on July 15, 1949, and lived all of his life in Tampa and Gainesville. Gene graduated from Plant High in 1967 and attended the University of Florida. He worked as a systems analyst in the power industry. He was an avid reader with a photographic memory. Gene was known for his all encompassing knowledge and brilliant insight. He was a lover of animals and always had a dog by his side. He was an amazing photographer. Gene's kindness and generosity touched the lives of many. He was a truly unique individual in every way and will be greatly missed by many. He was predeceased by his parents, Frank Douglas Martin and Kathryn Trobaugh Martin, and is survived by his sister, Fran Flowers (Michael); uncle, William L. Martin (Patricia); aunt, Evelyn H. Kwiecien (George); 5 cousins; as well as his girlfriend, Mary Hamrick. Funeral services will be held 4 p.m., Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Blount & Curry Funeral Home, 605 S. MacDill Avenue, Tampa. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Children's Home, 10909 Memorial Highway, Tampa, FL 33615. Please sign the online guestbook at www.BlountCurryMacdill.com
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Published in TBO.com on November 29, 2012