Mr. Gene Charles Ballwey, 82, of the Willow Grove Community, passed from this life on Monday, July 1, 2019 from the Overton County Health and Rehab Center in Livingston.

Mr. Ballwey served his country in the Navy from 1953 till 1973. He went on to work for the United States Postal Service where he retired to the Willow Grove Community. 

Born October 26, 1936 in Louisville, KY, he was the son of the late Charles Edward and Josephine Schneider Ballwey. 

Survivors include his loving wife, Debra Ann McIninch Ballwey of Willow Grove; 2 sons, Charles Ballwey and Michael Ballwey of Pensacola, FL; 2 daughters, Kathy Nelson and Brenda Mead and husband Arthur of Pensacola; 2 step-sons, Dale Sasser of Willow Grove, and Sean Sasser and wife Regina of Monroe; a sister, Earlene Wessell and husband Ken of Carbondale, IL; 11 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.

There are no services scheduled at this time.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home.(C)