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Eugene Deeley

Eugene Martin "Gene" Deeley

Tuesday, September 13th, 1932 - Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Obituary

Eugene Martin “Gene” Deeley, 86, of Naples, FL and Louisville, died Friday, January 11, 2019 at Nazareth Home.

Born in Louisville, Gene attended Flaget H.S. and was a graduate of Bellarmine College. He was a U.S. Navy combat veteran of the Korean War and founder and past president of D & W Silks. He served on the board of directors at The Morton Center and JADAC and helped countless others through his work with Catholic Charities and The Healing Place. Gene was an avid supporter of the University of Louisville athletics and held season tickets for over 40 years. He was also a former member of St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna; and his two brothers, Michael and Emil “Bud”.

Gene is survived by his three sons, Stephen P. Deeley (Jeanie), Christopher M. Deeley (Claudia), and Sean E. Deeley (Stephanie); and his grandchildren, Patrick, Caroline, Danielle, and Ryan.

His funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Nazareth Home, 2000 Newburg Rd., with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Monday at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Nazareth Home for their compassionate and loving care.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to VIPS (Visually Impaired Preschool Services), 1906 Goldsmith Lane, 40218 or The Healing Place.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, January 14th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Monday, January 14th, 2019 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Highlands Funeral Home
    Address
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    Louisville, KY 40205
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  • Service

    Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Nazareth Home
    Address
    2000 NEWBURG ROAD
    Louisville, Ky 40205
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  • Interment

    Location
    Calvary Cemetery
    Address
    1600 Newburg Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
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Chris, Julie, Sam and Luke Padgett

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Ketty Chou

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To the Deeley Family - With my warmest condolences for your loss. Gene was a great man and will be missed. My thoughts are with your family.
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Ketty Chou

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To the Deeley Family - With my warmest condolences for your loss. Gene was a great man and will be missed. My thoughts are with your family.
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