CLEMMONS- Wallace E. "Gene" Dusenbury, 87, of Clemmons passed away Monday, January 21, 2013 at his residence.
He was born November 9, 1925 in Washington D.C. a son of Walter Vernon and Rachel Mae Stevenson Dusenbury.
Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Eleanor Dusenbury of Clemmons, NC; two daughters, Judy (Bobby) Hoover of Alderson WV, Emily (Leonard) Hutchens Jr. of Clemmons, NC; one son, William (Eileen) Ball of Mt. Pleasant, NC; six grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
Gene was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving on Submarine Force Lizard Fish, Life member of Tidewater Submarine Vets, VFW member, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 62, and a Past Governor of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #1028.
He was employed by Wilson Trucking Company for 45 years until retirement.
Gene was a loving husband, wonderful father and grandfather who fought a valiant fight to remain with his family over the seven years of his illness.
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Holly Memorial Gardens in Charlottesville, VA. Visitation will be from 6to 8 p.m. Friday at Teague Funeral Home in Charlottesville. Frank Vogler and Sons Clemmons Chapel in Clemmons, NC are assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.frankvoglerandsons.com.
Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care Center 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 or a charity of choice.