Gene Emerson Vodron
Gene Emerson Vodron, 80, of Gatesville, died Dec. 17, 2016, at a local nursing facility. Funeral services will be conducted in upstate New York in the spring of 2017. Mr. Vodron was born April 7, 1936, in Hopkinton, NY. He graduated from St. Regis/Parishville High School in New York. He married Shirley Ann Donie on Oct. 19, 1957, and they were married for 51 years before her death. He worked in construction, farming, maintenance and as a truck driver. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ann Donie; father, John Vodron; mother, Gladys LaBar; and son, Ricky Lee Vodron. He is survived by two daughters, Darlene Stephenson of Gatesville and Debra VanPatten of Brasher Falls, NY; five grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.