Charles Eugene “Gene” Rountree: Oct. 24, 1936 – January 21, 2013

first_imgCharles Eugene “Gene” Rountree, age 76, of Wellington, died  Monday afternoon, January 21, 2013.  He was a retired Tech Publication Writer for Cessna Aircraft.Charles Eugene “Gene” Rountree was born on October 24, 1936 in Wichita, KS to Frederick Doris Rountree and Alice Merle (Chance) Rountree. He married Janit Gifford Thatcher on August 14, 1980 in Anthony, KS. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Carolyn Thompson. Survivors include his wife, Janit Rountree of Wellington; children, Don Rountree and his wife Sarah of  Jacksonville, Fla., Josh Rountree and his wife Andrea of Wellington; John Thatcher and his wife Julie of Derby, KS, Kim Rountree of Grapevine, Texas, and Jamie Kuchar and her husband David of Wellington; two brothers, John Rountree of Wichita and Tom Rountree of Urbana, MO; eight grandchildren, Andy Rountree, Creighton, Drake, and Mercer Thatcher, Tatum and Ryleigh Rountree, MaKaylin and Grayson Kuchar.Memorial Services will be held at the First Christian Church on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place.A memorial has been established with the Wellington Humane Society in lieu of flowers.  Contributions can be left at the funeral home.Frank Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. To leave condolences or sign our guest book, please visit our website at www.frankfuneralhome.netlast_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *