Gene Brassell, Sr.
Augusta, GA- Mr. Gene Tuney Brassell,Sr., 80, husband of the late Ann Hazel Brassell entered into rest Thursday, November 8, 2012 at the VA Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Chris Williford officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy Brassell, Andy Brassell, Butch McGrath, James Carver, Matt Waterson, Alan King and Brady Brassell.
Mr. Brassell was preceeded in death by his daughter Melissa Kitchens.
Surviviors include his children, Gene Brassell, Jr., and his wife Debbie and Christopher Brassell and his wife Jennifer all of Hephzibah; daughters, Anna Marie Clarke of N. Augusta, SC and Shannon Carver and her husband Tim of Hephzibah; brothers, Lee Brassell, Lloyd Brassell and Jack Brassell; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Brassell was born in Gibson, GA to the late William and Mary Allen Brassell. He was a retired Iron Worker and a member of the VFW, Moose Lodge and was a lifetime member of AMVETS #5.
The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M., at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, Georgia 30906.