Eugene Edward Yancey Jr.
April 29, 1945 – October 23, 2019
Eugene Edward “Gene” Yancey Jr., 74, of Henrico County passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
A graduate of Varina HS class of 1964, he then served in the U.S. Army for two years. Gene was a self-employed estimator and a member and instructor at The Richmond Dog Obedience Club. In his past time he enjoyed woodworking, training dogs, and spending time with his wife. Gene always enjoyed helping others whenever he could. He received a confirmation on his cherished Welsh Springer Spaniel, Gidget.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sandra Bell Yancey; daughters Debra A. Power and Amy M. Britton (Doug); grandchildren Melody and Katelyn Power and Madelyn Britton; and sister Charlotte Stegeman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Mable Yancey; and sister Cheryl Gilliend.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 23 at Cool Spring Baptist Church in Mechanicsville.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Praying for my dearest friend Amy and her family during this time.
Sorry for your loss. If you need anything let me know. Prayers for you and your family
Gene, you will be missed. Out prayers are with the family.
So sorry to hear of Gene’s passing! My thoughts and prayers are with Sandra, Debra, and Amy through this difficult time of their lives!
Prayers and love for Amy and her family in this difficult time. I’m so very sorry for your loss. Mr Yancey was always so kind to me.
Gene will be greatly missed.
Gene was a very dedicated member of Richmond Dog Obedience Club. Always at meetings and always volunteering to help out. He will be missed. Deepest condolences to the family.
Gene was one of the first people I met when I joined RDOC over twenty years ago. I enjoyed helping out in the classes he taught and will miss him. My sincere condolences to Sandra and the family.
Gene was a true friend, always stepping up to help others, and always with a smile.
Sandra, so sorry for the family ‘s loss of husband, father, brother & granddad. Gene will be missed by all
I’m so sorry for you and your family’s loss. Gene was one of my favorite people at RDOC. He was always welcoming and greeted everyone with a smile. He will be greatly missed.
Sandra I am sorry for your loss of Gene. He was always willing to help out in any situation that he was asked. He will be missed by many that had the privilege to know him .
I’m so sorry, Sandra.
Its the love that’s left behind that lasts forever. May his warmth warm your heart…Comfort & Peace to you and yours…
I will miss him. He was such a kind person. Things will just not be the same without him.
caring thoughts to Sandra and his family
He was a joy to get to know. God bless him and your family.
Debra, I am truly sorry for your loss. Your dad was a wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you Sandra, Debra & Amy and all of the family, Gene most definitely was a kind and gentle soul, helping others, taking care of his family. Be comforted knowing he loved you and you have a precious Angel watching over you Love in Christ