Gene Elden Chanley, age 67, of Linton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at his residence. Gene was born on July 23, 1954, the son of Junior Elwood Chanley and Maxine (Vest) Novak.
Gene loved fishing. He enjoyed spending time with his children and friends, watching western movies, and collecting Native American memorabilia.
Gene is survived by his children, Jason (Erin) Chanley of Petersburg, Amy (Isaac) Will of Worthington, Julie (Daniel) Bent of Linton, James (Amanda) Chanley of Spencer; mother of his children of 25 years, Laura Jane Dickerson of Oklahoma; sister, Iva Lucine Kardokus of Linton; 18 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and grandmother, Lucille Vest.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Welch & Cornett Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be shared with Gene’s family at www.welchcornett.com.