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Gene R. Best

November 12, 1941 March 8, 2019
Gene R. Best
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Mr. Gene R. Best, 77, of Dunn died Friday evening at Rex Hospital. He was born in Sampson County on November 12, 1941 to the late Graham and Lucy Best. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Linda Sue Whittenton Best, a daughter, Gena Lynne Best, and a sister, Vickie Best.

Gene graduated from Dunn High School in 1959. He was co-owner and president of Whit Truck Brokers, Inc for over38 years.

Gene loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, and most recently his first great grandchild. He also enjoyed going to car shows and reminiscing with his former employees and colleagues.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home by Warren Williams. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

He is survived by a son, Michael Best of Dunn, a daughter, Suzanne B. Neighbors of Youngsville, a brother, Ben Best and wife Pat of Dunn, five grandchildren; Hayden Neighbors and wife Jessica, Falynn Neighbors, Blythe, John Michael and Luke Best, a great grandchild, Hank Neighbors.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 3 p.m. at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home.


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Visitation

Tuesday

12

Mar

2:00 PM 3/12/2019 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 3/12/2019 3:00:00 PM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Skinner & Smith Funeral Home
905 Erwin Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States

Funeral Services

Tuesday

12

Mar

3:00 PM 3/12/2019 3:00:00 PM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Skinner & Smith Funeral Home
905 Erwin Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States
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