Eugene C. Post, 85, of Excelsior Springs, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at Liberty Hospital.
Eugene was born Sept. 17, 1922, in Paradise, Kan., the son of Clarence Lee and Della Virginia (Dolan) Post. He served in the U.S Navy during WWII. On Feb. 4, 1955, he married his wife of over 57 years Phyllis (Wright) Post.
Survivors include: his wife Phyllis, of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Calvin Lee Post and his wife, Tara, of Kansas City, Mo.; one daughter and son-in-law, Lisa Jean Martinez and her husband, Arturo, of Rayville; one sister and brother-in-law, Virginia Tomkins and her husband, Paul, of Independence; and eight grandchildren, Josh, Jason, and Brandon Post, Brianna Blackmon, and Natasha, Vanessa, Antonio and Jason Martinez.
In addition to his parents, two brothers: George and Woodrow Post, preceded him in death.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be given to the Salem Christian Union Church.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday May 16, at Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday May 17, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Excelsior Springs.
Arrangements are under the direction of Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs.