Eugene “Gene” Fleming, 82, died May 14 at his home in McRoberts.
A son of the late John and Bessie Stewart Fleming, he was born in Etty.
He was a retired coal miner and a United Mine Worker of America member for 67 years.
Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Billie Jean Little Fleming; three sons, David “Jimbo” Fleming and wife Linda, Steve Fleming, and Barry Fleming and wife Claudette; three daughters, Sharon Smallwood and husband Billy, Freida Fleming, and Shannon Potter; a sister, Mable Johnson; a brother, Willard Fleming and wife Barb, 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter-inlaw, Jan Banks Fleming, and grandchildren Crissie Fleming, Hayleigh Marie and Harlan Dale Fleming.
Funeral services were held May 17 in Neon. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.