Gene L. Sechler, 76, passed away on Friday, May 23, 2014, in a local health care facility. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, in the South Crest Chapel with Pastor Terry Turner officiating. Burial will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors. To share expressions of sympathy, visit his online guestbook at lane-southcrestchapel.com. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the service hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.