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Eugene Morton GivensFebruary 18, 1928 ~ July 9, 2017 (age 89)
Eugene M. Givens, 89, finished his lifelong project on July 9, 2017. He was born February 18, 1928 in Levi, WV to William and Josephine Givens. Eugene served in the United States Army during WWII and was a member of IBEW Union 306 Electricians. He worked as a lumberjack, coal miner, and electrician by trade. He enjoyed carpentry, building, machining, racing, and inventing; you should see the things this genius has made.
Eugene was preceded in death by Greta, his wife of 61 years; and son, Greg.
He is survived by his sons, Glen (Cathy) Givens and Grant (Debbie) Givens; former daughter-in-law, Debbie Tompkins; brothers, Ernest (Dude), Edward (Kaye), Eric (Brenda); sister, Emogene (John) Hutman; 11 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home 3326 Manchester Rd., Akron on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. with a Time of Remembrance at NOON. Interment at Sunset Hills Memory Gardens, North Canton, OH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service, c/o Akron General Foundation, 400 Wabash Ave., Akron, OH 44307-2463, in memory of Eugene.