Eugene (Gene) Bruton, age 85, of Aragon, GA, passed away at his residence on Thursday, June 7, 2018. He was born in Burksville, KY on July 1, 1932, a son of the late Paul Bruton and Flossie Shelby Bruton. Mr. Bruton lived in Kentucky until 1970 when he moved to Marietta, GA. In addition to his parents, Mr. Bruton was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Bruton, and a sister, Hilda Hatcher.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Ann Sherrard Bruton; three children; Peggy Bruton of Powder Springs, GA; Roger (Debbie) Bruton of Shepherdsville, KY; and Rick Bruton (Rhonda) of Dallas, GA; three sisters, Nelda Dockins, Betty (Fred) Brown, and Brenda (Donald) Thrasher; as well as five grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Bruton were held Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 2:00 PM at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove, KY. Interment followed in the Vine Grove Cemetery. Visitation was from 12:00 pm until the time of service Tuesday.