Taylor Funeral Home of Gibson announces the death and funeral services of Mr. Eugene “Gene” Rabun, 88, of Gibson who died Thursday, May 18, 2023, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm, on Sunday, May 21, at the Gibson Methodist Church with Rev. Ed Chance officiating. Burial will follow at Gibson City Cemetery. Pall bearers will be his grandsons.
Mr. Rabun was born in Gibson on May 22, 1934, to the late Jerry Rabun and Rosa Lee Dixon Rabun. He was employed by H.M. Smith Ford as a service manager for over 30 years. Gene was a long-time member of Gibson Methodist Church. He loved fishing but his favorite pastime was spending time with his family.
Mr. Rabun was predeceased by his parents, his wife Mary Ann Usry Rabun, a daughter Donna Marie Rabun, his brothers W. G. Rabun and Ray Rabun and sisters Geraldine Smith and Joyce Green. He is survived by daughters Karen Newsome (Warren) of Thomson, Anita May of Gibson, Grandchildren Tracy and Josh Harvey of Grovetown, Jerry and Leigh Wood of Gibson and Miranda and Paul Searcy of Gibson, great grandchildren Ashleigh and Steven Parish, Autumn and Dylon Jones, Ryan Harvey, Adam Harvey, Mason Wood, Carson Wood, Rabun Searcy, Janson Searcy, Logan Parish and Kayleigh Parish, Autumn Johnson, Alex Coxville, Ryleigh Coxville, Tripp Cooper, Chase Cooper, sisters-in-law Juanita Boeglen, Jane Usry & Miriam Usry, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The family will be gathering at the home of Gene Rabun from 4:00 to 6:00 on Saturday, May 20.
The family will receive friends at 2:00 pm at the church on Sunday. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations may be made to St. Jude, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Care of Gibson is in charge of arrangements.
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