Gene Norrod, age 84, a resident of St. Clair Shores, passed away May 1st, 2013 at St. John Hospital in Detroit. He was born on September 16, 1928 in Crawford, Tennessee. He was a Marine Corps veteran and retired from the Chrysler Corporation. Beloved husband of Betty, dear father of Judy (the late Larry) Myers and Libby (Tim) DeCoste, loving grandfather of Phillip, Lia and Ava and brother of Arthur (Reba) and Betty Ruth Looper. He was preceded in death by his siblings Evelyn, Kenneth, JB, Darren and Joyce. Visitation Sunday 2-9pm with a 7pm Masonic service at the Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Avenue, St. Clair Shores. In state Monday 10am until 11am, the time of the funeral service at the Warren Woods Baptist Church, 24251 East Twelve Mile Road, Warren, Mi. Entombment will follow at Cadillac Memorial Gardens East Cemetery in Clinton Township.