Gene E. Fountain, 61, of Joplin, Mo., passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin.
Gene was born on July 12, 1955, in Hill City, Kan., son of George Cyrille and Mary Edith (Meyer) Fountain. He worked as a service technician for JCI Industries.
He married Iris Sue Guthrie on May 17, 1975, in Hill City. She survives.
Gene is also survived by son, Philip Fountain, Joplin; daughter, Angela Kay (Robert) Graves, Joplin; brothers, Charles (Agnes) Fountain, Denver, Colo., and Carl (Sue) Fountain, Hill City; sister, Karen (Bob) Wygal, Salina, Kan.; as well as two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 12, at First Assembly of God Church, Hill City. Phil Stinemetz will officiate. Burial will be at Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Hill City. Visitation will be from 2 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 11, at Stinemetz Funeral Home, Hill City.
A memorial has been established in Gene's name for the First Assembly of God Church in Hill City.
Arrangements are under the direction of Stinemetz Funeral Home, Hill City.
Published on  June 9, 2017