Perry “Gene” Eugene Milton, 84, of Oxford, NC died suddenly Tuesday, February 26, 2019. He was born in Granville County on January 25, 1935 to the late Jonah and Marie Milton.
He was retired from the NC National Guard with 32 years of service. Gene was a faithful member of Providence Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, was honored as a deacon emeritus and member of the Brotherhood. Above all else, Gene cared most for his sweet wife, children and grandchildren. He will be dearly missed.
Gene is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Patsy Daniel Milton; two daughters, Vickie Boyd (Danny) of Oxford and Lisa Proctor (Rick) of Butner; two sons, Larry Milton (Cindy) of Oxford and Wayne Milton of the home; two sisters, Mary Lunsford of Oxford and Brenda Frazier of Oxford; three brothers, Joe Milton of Wilton, Donald Milton of Oxford, and Wade Milton of Oxford; his aunt, Ruby Hill of Rougemont; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by many other loving extended family members and friends.
Gene is predeceased by his parents and his grandchild, Jessica Marie Boyd.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Providence Baptist Church, 4603 Old NC 75, Oxford, NC. Rev. Randy Pittman will officiate. Burial will follow in the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive guests from 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm at the Church.
Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made in Gene’s name to Providence Baptist Church, care of Tonya Perry, 2551 Ace Drive, Oxford, NC 27565.
Gentry-Newell & Vaughan is proudly serving the Milton Family. Online memorials: www.HallWynne.com.