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Gerald “Gene” Eugene Husky Sr.

UTICA — Gerald “Gene” Eugene Husky Sr., 84, passed away May 15, 2017, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.

Born in Carraway, Ark., he lived in Huntsville, Ala., for many years, but lived in Utica for the last 25 years. He was a member of Utica Baptist Church, and a graduate of Redwood High School. He is retired U.S. Army National Guard after 37 years of service.

He is preceded in death by father, Homer L. Huskey, and mother, Callie Riggs Huskey; and brother Delbert “Todd” Huskey.

He is survived by his wife, Faye Huskey of Utica; two sons, Gerald “Jerry” Huskey Jr. of Utica and Mark Huskey of Sacramento, Calif.; three brothers, Robert “Bob” Huskey of Utica, Jimmy D. Huskey of Kosciusko and Jerry Huskey of Brandon; one sister, Ann Lott of Clinton; two grandchildren, Ashley Huskey and Brandon Huskey; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial service will be Friday, May 19, 2017, at Utica Baptist Church in Utica. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at the church.