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Gene Calhoun

April 13, 1944 ~ May 11, 2022 (age 78)

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Gene Calhoun, age 78, passed away May 11, 2022 at North Knoxville Medical Center in Powell, TN.

He was a corpsman in the United States Navy on the USS Sanctuary during the Vietnam War.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents, Felix Woodrow and Delpha Lee Calhoun; by sisters, Betty George and Mary Gray; by brother, John C. Calhoun; by nephew, Bob Crye.

He is survived by Eileen Hooker “Calhoun”; by daughters, Rachael (Mark) Cragle and Paige (Kevin) Velasco; by son, Ashley (Amy) Calhoun; by grandchildren, Marsha Cragle, Taylor (T.J.) Gann, Ben Calhoun and Lola Velasco; by sister-in-law, Judy Calhoun; by nephews, Alan (Lisa) George, John Calhoun and Jack Calhoun; by niece, Allison Crye and by several cousins.

Graveside service will be held Wednesday June 1, 2022 at 12:30pm at the East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery 2200 E. Governor John Sevier Hwy Knoxville, TN. Premier Sharp Funeral Home is honored to serve the Calhoun family.

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Graveside Service
June 1, 2022

12:30 PM
East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
2200 E. Governor John Sevier Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920

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