Eugene Geren


Eugene “Punk” Geren, 92, of Georgetown, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. 

He was born on June 6, 1926, to the late Jim and Velma Geren. 

"Punk" was born in Cleveland. He was a bus driver in Dayton, Ohio, and Atlanta, Ga. He won numerous awards in their Bus Rodeos, and he trained drivers.  He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and camping. "Punk" also won a car on “The Price is Right.” 

He was an active member at Prospect Church of God. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.  

In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Jacqueline Geren; daughter, Patricia West; siblings: Cephus Geren, Tootsie Cartwright, Fred Geren, Ed Geren, Ted Geren, Dude Geren, and Jimmie Geren; and great-grandsons: Jacob and Joshua Hicks.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory three daughters: Linda Martin (Edwin), Becky Cooper, and Vickie Thompson; sister, Barbara Tucker; grandchildren: Enloe West (Melgena), Kimberly Cox, Samantha Hicks, and Dr. Matt Graham (Ashley); great-grandchildren: SSGT Tyler Franklin, Kylie Franklin, Chase Hicks, Sloane Graham, Vera Graham, Violet Graham, Ethan West, and Emma West; great-great grandchildren: Kylie Grace Franklin and Georgia Lynn Franklin; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members and friends. 

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 10, 2019, at Prospect Church of God, located 2220 Harrison Pike.  Interment will follow the service at Fort Hill Cemetery.

You are invited to share a personal memory of "Punk," or your condolences with his family, at his online memorial located at

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Geren family with these arrangements. 


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