CATRON, Albert E. "Gene", 82, of Seffner entered into rest December 22, 2013. He retired from The Tampa Tribune and was a member of Faith Baptist Church of Seffner, and a U.S. Air Force veteran. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Germaine; sons, Daniel and Dale; daughters, Sharon Cooley, Susan Smith, Brenda Wright and Misty Catron; sisters, Hattie Eaton, Elizabeth Whitt, Shirley Albright; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Friday, December 27, 2013 at Faith Baptist Church, Seffner. Interment will be held in Florida National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Stowers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers please bring an unwrapped toy or any nonperishable food for needy families.