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Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday March 13, 2019 Whitley's Funeral Home
Service: 2:00 PM Thursday March 14, 2019 Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel
Interment: Carolina Memorial Park
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Gene Foil

Donald Eugene “Gene” Foil, 83, of Kannapolis passed away on March 10, 2019 at his home. Gene was born February 2, 1936 in Cabarrus County, a son of the late Robert M. and Callie Barger Foil. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie G. Foil and two brothers, Robert and Bill Foil.

Gene had formerly worked for Carolina Tractor as a field mechanic for 25 years. He then owned his own landscaping/grading business for many years until retiring due to ill health in 2000. He was a member of Bethpage United Methodist Church. Gene loved gospel music, watching old westerns and an avid Nascar fan, especially the late Dale Earnhardt.

A funeral service to celebrate Gene’s life will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Whitley’s Funeral Home Chapel officiated by Mr. Duane Melton. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. His family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Wednesday at Whitley’s.

Gene is survived by his son, Michael “Mike” Foil and wife, Malia, five sisters, Pat Conner, Chris Johnston, Nancy Skinner, Eleanor Foil and Bernice “Gerry” Allen.

A special thanks Gene and Lynn Goins for their love and support.

Memorials may be made to Bethpage United Methodist Church, 109 Fellowship Ave, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

Online condolences may be left at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com
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From: Jason & LeAnn Logan
"It breaks my heart to hear that Gene passed away. I have fond memories of Gene while working with him and Mike. Gene was a master mechanic, engineer, superior heavy equipment operator, loving husband, father and generous friend. I will never forget the opportunity and help that Gene offered me. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mike, Malia and extended family."
From: Maja &family ,aberg.maja@gmail.com
"Thank you for many laughters and happy memories. Our thoughts and prayers,strength,light and love. Maja and family"
From: Chris Russell
"Sorry for your loss,Gene will be truely missed"