Obituary for Robert Eugene (Gene) McCune

    • Name: Robert Eugene (Gene) McCune
    • Home Town: Clayton, NC, and formerly of Sunset Beach
    • Date of Death: 02/26/2017
    • Birth Place: Gassaway, WV
    • Birth Date: 10/17/1925
    • Service Date: 03/11/2017 at 11:00 AM
    • Service Place: Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte

    Robert Eugene (Gene) McCune of Clayton, N.C. Formerly from Sunset Beach, was called home to be with his Lord on Sunday Feb. 26, 2017. Mr. McCune was born in Gassaway, WV, on October 17, 1925 to Carl and Eunice McCune. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Betty Jean McCune and Brothers Richard and Ralph and two grandchildren Robbie and Bryan. He served in the Navy during WWII. Gene lived a Christ like life and was actively involved in the Lay Witness Ministry and taught Sunday school until his health prevented him from doing so.  He was a proud father, grandfather and great grandfather. His family was an important part of his life.  He cherished and enjoyed every visit with his family. 

    He is survived by two sons Robert Eugene McCune II and wife Karen Currin McCune of Lillington and David Michael McCune of Fayetteville.  Four grandchildren Patrick and wife Heidi, Phillip and wife Meta, David Jr. and Sarah Valentine and husband Matthew. Ten grandchildren Kelsey, Joshua, Samantha, Jessica, Morgan, Michael, Jackson, Harper, Jonah and Brooke.

    Funeral service will be held on March 11th at 11:00 AM, at Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.  Interment will be at Seaside Methodist Church following the ceremony.

    A reception will be held at HT’s Barn, 3972 NC Hwy 87 N, Sanford, NC 27332 on Sunday, March 5, from 2:00-4:00 PM.

    Memorials may be made in his memory or honor to Community Health and Hospice-Clayton, 960 NC Hwy. 42 West, Clayton, NC  27520. (919) 989-7276.

    On-line condolences may be sent to

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte, NC. 

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