Gene Hapney

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    I was reading on Face Book, Gene's daughter posted that he passed away ... RIP Gene , you were one of the really good guys ... WPT ... (YAC) ...
     
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    Rest in peace Gene, you were a very trusted friend. You will be greatly missed. Roger C.
     
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    Grady “Gene” Hapney, 75, died February 3rd, 2019, at home surrounded by family. He was born in Pond Gap, WV on November 3, 1943, son of the late Lemon & Julia (Roupe) Hapney.

    He was an accomplished Iron worker, who worked on projects in California, Ohio, Nevada, and West Virginia. “Hap”, as he was affectionately known, was a winner of the Senior Veteran Class Champion of Champions Trap Shooting Event and famed shooting instructor. He won many awards at competitions and trap-shoots all over the country. An avid deer, pheasant, and quail hunter, fisherman, and sporting enthusiast, he had a love of the great outdoors. Gene was a loyal and beloved son, brother, father, uncle, & grandfather, who devoted his life to family & friends. “Hap”, will be missed by the Trap Shooting Community for his unmatched skill and love of the shooting sport. In the near future, Trap & Field Magazine will publish a tribute in honor of his dedication & accomplishments in the Trap Shooting Community.

    In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers; Floyd, Lacy, Lonnie, and Russell, his sisters; Avilee, Bonnie, Cleda, and Verna, and two infant grandsons; Danny and Zachary.

    He is survived by his loving children; Lacy Hapney (Sheila) of Belpre; Dawn Hapney Jenkins (Gary) of Belpre; Douglas Hapney (Carolyn), of Torch, Ohio; brother, Raymond Hapney, and sister, Theda Gabbert; and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his devoted companion of thirty years, Ruth Camack; and her children; Greg, Cindy, Nona, & Charlene; five grandchildren; Kortney, Brian, Erika, Ashlee, and Thomas; and three great-grandchildren Maxwell, Gunnar, and newborn Harrison. Special Thanks to Tom Strunk, for his loyal friendship and support of his best friend, Gene and his family.

    Services will be 1:00pm, Saturday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre with Ryan Clegg, officiating. Burial will be at Torch Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM and Saturday one hour prior to the service.

    Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.LeavittFuneralHome.com.

    R I P Gene : WPT … (YAC) …
     

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