August 18, 1935 - November 18, 2021
Earl Eugene “Gene” Kesler, age 86, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, November 18, 2021 at his residence. He was born August 18, 1935, in Jackson County, GA to the late J.B. and Alma E. Kesler. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two daughters, Laura Jean Kesler and Evelyn Rebecca K. Poole; grandson, Justin Poole; brothers, Terrell and David Kesler; and a sister, Martha Virginia Kesler. Mr. Kesler was the last living member of his immediate family. He was of the Baptist faith and was retired from Blue Bell, Inc textile industry. Mr. Kesler enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing and riding motorcycles. Mr. Kesler is survived by his wife, Aleene Stevens Kesler; son, Beacher Kesler of Commerce; son-in-law, Johnny Poole of Baldwin; granddaughter, Amanda Sheriff (Casey) of Martin; two great-grandsons, Jared and Jacob Sheriff of Martin; sisters-in-law, Jo Wilbanks, Shirley Willis, Pauline Hancock, Ruby Fleeman and Johnnie Kennedy; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 2 PM, Saturday, November 20 at Webbs Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Roy Rogers and Rev. Darvin Cash officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 5 to 8 PM. The following gentlemen are honored as pallbearers: Beacher Kesler, Jared Sheriff, Jacob Sheriff, Bryant Fleeman, Mike Nicholson and Scott Nichols. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Webbs Creek Baptist Church Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 647 Webbs Creek Rd, Commerce, GA 30529 or The Gideons International, Banks-Jackson Camp, P.O. Box 225, Commerce, GA 30529. Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce is in charge of arrangements.
Earl Eugene “Gene” Kesler, age 86, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, November 18, 2021 at his residence. He was born August 18, 1935, in Jackson County, GA to the late J.B. and Alma E. Kesler. In addition to his parents, he was preceded... View Obituary & Service Information
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