Marion Eugene Rector

marion rector

August 16, 1950 ~ September 26, 2019

Marion Eugene “Gene” Rector, age 69, of Normangee, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2019 in Bryan. Funeral services will be Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 3:00 pm at Normangee United Methodist Church with Rev. Mark McClanahan, pastor officiating. Interment will follow at Ten Mile Cemetery.

Gene was born in Seguin, Tx. August 16, 1950 to Charles Thomas and Myrtle Marie (Renegar) Rector. He grew up in the Seguin area and later attended University of Texas in Austin where he obtained his Pharmacy degree. He worked as a community Pharmacist for 44 years. He married Marcia Reed on May 15, 1982 in Richardson, Tx and they have lived in Normangee since 1986 moving here from Garland, Tx. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.

Gene was very active in the Masonic Lodge and was most recently an officer and active member of Roger’s Prairie Lodge #540 and the Eastern Star #87 in Normangee and the Hilltop Lion’s Club. He enjoyed several hobbies which included hunting, genealogy and coin collecting.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years Marcia and their daughter Rebecca Anne Rector. He is also survived by two brothers David and Bobby Hilcher and two sisters Carol and Diane Hilcher.

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  1. You were a very good person, Bub, just like your sister, Linda Kay, before you. It was a great pleasure to have kept your company. Always, Steve.

  2. Marcia, we are so sorry to about Gene's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Becca. His smiling face will be missed in our community. Praying for God's Peace to be with you.

  3. Marcia, I am so very sorry to see this happen, I worked with Gene at the Hospital and then would see him at Wal-Mart and always enjoyed talking to him and keeping up on how your Daughter was doing. You and Rebecca are in my thoughts and prayers.

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