Gene Curtis SextonDecember 26, 1929 ~ November 18, 2019 (age 89)
Gene Curtis Sexton, 89, died November 18, 2019 in Colorado Springs. He was born December 26, 1929 in Besoco, WV to Edward D. & Leona (Meadows) Sexton.
After graduating high school Gene went into the US Air Force, then continuing his education earning his BA in Accounting. He retired July 31, 1968 from ENT Air Force Base in Colorado Springs as a MSGT.
Shortly after entering the Air Force he married his bride, Joan Jeanette Cuevas. They married May 27, 1951 at Mitchell AFB in NY. They raised nine (9) children during these years of traveling and schooling, then settling in Colorado. After his retirement he took a management position with K-Mart for the next 10 years. Gene enjoyed fishing, traveling by vehicle and spending time with his family. He was a good husband, father, grandfather and friend. His family ALWAYS came first.
Gene is survived by sons, David “Dave”, Richard “Rick” (Jane), Thomas “Tom”, Kenneth “Ken” (Cheryl), Robert, Stephen “Steve”, William “Bill” (Charla) and James; grandchildren, Julie (Jarett) Zuboy, Paul, Seth (Molly), Jessica, Jacob, Matthew (Cyrena), Shellie (Ben) Nelson, Hollie (Bob) Schultz, Ryan (Audra), Anthony (Lindsay), Jeremy (Joanne), Stephanie (Wes), Justin (Jennifer), Nathan, Santiago, Natalie and Landon; a brother, John and two sisters, Rosalie Morgan and Almedia Dibacco.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan; his only daughter, Sharon; grandson, Alexander; his parents, Edward and Leona; and brother, Edward.