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Gene Mann

August 30, 1921 - April 14, 2012

Gene Mann, 90, of Millport, NY, formerly of Hendersonville, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the V.A. Medical Center in Bath, NY. He was born August 30, 1921 in Danville, VA to the late Eugene and Maddie Mills Mann. A WWII veteran, he volunteered for the Paratroopers, serving in D Company, 513 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 17th Airborne Division. Gene was awarded the Silver Star for valor, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, and the Good Conduct Medal. He was a lifetime member of the Elks, and a member of both the American Legion and V.F.W.

A funeral will be at 1:00 pm Sunday, April 22, 2012 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Entombment will take place in Danville, VA. Military honors will be conducted by Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77, HedrickñRhodes VFW Post 5206, and DAV Chapter 14.

Please join Marge Mann at the American Legion Post between 4 and 5 pm Sunday to celebrate Geneís wonderful life with food, music and drinks.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Sunday, April 22, 2012

Time: 1:00 am


Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Date: Sunday, April 22, 2012

Time: 4:00 am - 5:00 pm


American Legion Post

216 4th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28739

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