Obit: Eugene

Obit: Eugene

September 28th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Eugene M. "Preacher" Whalen, 89, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at NHC of Sequatchie.He was retired from Whalen Dry-Wall and was an avid bowler and fisherman. Mr. Whalen was of the Baptist faith.He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Martha Manning Whalen; sisters, Thelma, Velma, Catherine and Pauline Whalen; brothers, Raymond and Paul Whalen; sister-in-law, Zora Whalen; nephew, Raymond "Sonny" Whalen.He is survived by his sister, Violet Jenkins of Boise, Idaho; nephews and care givers, Jimmy and Pat (Linda) Whalen, all of Soddy-Daisy, three nephews and two nieces. Several great-nephews and nieces also survive.His request was to be cremated with a private memorial service to be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Soddy-DaisyShare your Memories, stories, and Photos at www.leagacyfuneralhome.com.