Gene Milstead • December 26, 2018
Gene Milstead, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed unexpectedly on December 26, 2018. He leaves behind his devoted, loving wife Mary Elizabeth to who he was married for 64 years, three children, Norris Milstead (Peggy), Angela Post (Jim), and Eric Milstead (Stephen), two grandchildren Ryan Mackey (Shannon), and Shannon Buckley (Paul), and two great grandchildren Parker and Jack.
Born in Pensacola Florida, he graduated from Pensacola High School in 1954. He was a lifelong member of Myrtle Grove Baptist Church and served as a deacon. He loved his church family in earnest. He had a long and prosperous career with Southern Bell and retired after 40 years. He spent his retirement traveling the United States in his RV with family and friends enjoying bluegrass festivals.
The family will receive friends at Pensacola Memorial Gardens on Monday, December 31, 2018 from 9am till the service begins at 10am.
We will miss him dearly.