Franklin E. “Gene” Taft

Franklin E. “Gene” Taft

LANCASTER—Franklin Eugene “Gene” Taft , 69, of Lancaster passed away October 7, 2020.

He was a resident of Brambles in Mathews and a member of Lebanon Baptist Church, Alfonso.

He is survived by three sisters, Louise Brocklebank of Kilmarnock, Sandra Kellum (Warren) of Lancaster and Paige Bedell (Mike) of Kilmarnock; two brothers, Lawrence H. Taft Jr. (Joyce) of Lancaster and Tony Taft (Kathy) of White Stone; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence H. Taft Sr. and Rachel Revere Taft.

Gene lived life to the fullest and was a kind and thoughtful soul. He was loved by all and will be greatly missed.

Graveside services were held at 3 p. m. Saturday, October 10, at Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery, Alfonso.   

Memorial contributions may be made to Lebanon Baptist Church, 1712 Lara Road, Lancaster, VA 22503.         

Currie Funeral Home LLC of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.