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El Roy Eugene "Gene" Gravely Jr.


1944 - 2016 Obituary Condolences Gallery
El Roy Eugene "Gene" Gravely Jr. Obituary
September 5, 1944 - November 11, 2016 Born September 5, 1944, El Roy Eugene "Gene" Gravely, Jr., dedicated husband, family man, mentor and confidant passed away suddenly on Friday, November 11, 2016 in Glendora, CA. Gene, a Vietnam Veteran of the United States Air Force was raised in Columbus, Ohio and moved to Los Angeles, California soon thereafter where he met Wadie Mae Hall, his wife of 46 years. A long-term resident of the Altadena/Pasadena community, Gene spent over thirty years as a Mortgage Banker before retirement. He served for thirteen years on the board of Boys Republic, honored as a Director Emeritus. Gene leaves behind his beloved wife Wadie Gravely, three daughters Amber Gravely, Dawn Gravely (Daryl), Stacie Gravely Curry (Jason) and his son Lance Gravely (Eva) with two grandchildren (Eliska and Luka). He is survived by four siblings with two sisters, DeLois Woodward, and Tezona Ledbetter, and two brothers, Steven Gravely (Frankie) and Von Gravely; remembered by many nieces and nephews and in-laws. Memorial service - Forest Lawn Covina Hills, the Church of our Heritage 21300 Via Verde Drive, Covina, CA 91724 at Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. Private interment -Riverside National Cemetery. In honor of his life and legacy, please consider contributing to the Gene Gravely Memorial Fund: https://www.youcaring.com/ggravelymemorial.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22, 2016
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