Funeral services for Mr. Eugene "Gene" Medley, age 62, of Livingston will be conducted 11 a.m., Thursday, September 7, 2017 from the chapel of the Livingston Funeral Home. Bro. Jeff Cotterman & Bro. Bobby Davis will officiate. The family will welcome friends on Wednesday evening from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Livingston Funeral Home Chapel.
At Gene's request, he wanted everyone to wear their UT Orange or the color of their favorite team.
Gene passed from this life on Sunday evening, September 3, 2017 at the Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. He was born May 4, 1955 in Nashville to W.R. Medley and the late Bonnie Herndon Medley. Gene was a 1973 graduate of Jackson County High School. After high school he went on to Tennessee Tech where he would meet the love of his life Maura Jae Little. They married in 1977 and started their family a few years later. Gene held several degrees and enjoyed working with children. His passion was for education and teaching children, which he did well. Gene loved all of his 4-H Kids and all of his Youth Leadership Overton Kids. Gene loved UT sports, so much you could say his blood ran orange. He served on many boards in his lifetime. To name a few of the boards he served on was LBJ, Overton County Fair, one of his favorites was the Rotary Club, where he was fundamental at getting the Rotary Ag Building Built.
After retireing for the extension office, Gene & his wife Maura started the TN BBQ. It was another passion of his to serve quality home cooked meals to his community. He loved to serve his community whether it was in education, committees, or great food. He also enjoyed being at the lake with his family and working around his house. Gene was a member of the Life Church in Cookeville.
Gene is survied by his loving wife of 40 years, Maura Little Medley of Livingston, TN; son, Rob Medley & wife Samantha of Livingston, TN; daughter, Allison Medley Ogle & husband Vince of Flintville, TN; granddaughters, Mila & Piper Ogle & Alyssa Medley; father, W.R. Medley & stepmother, Gertha of Algood, TN.
Memorial Donations may be made to the Life Church in Cookeville or a charity of your choice.
Honorary Pallbearers are Don Hunter, Gerald Maynord, Harry Starnes, Lowell Arney, Randy Randal, Mike West, Mike Roberts & Buddy Jones. also the TN BBQ Family.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Bonnie Herndon Medley & father & mother-in-law, Robert & Alice Little.
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