Gene Self, Sr

Age: 68
Address: Little Switzerland, North Carolina
Date of Death: Thursday, February 20, 2014
Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home

Details: Gene Self, Sr.of Fred Self Road died Thursday, February 20th at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.
     He was born on December 3, 1945 in Mitchell County and was the son of the late Fred and Dollie McKinney Self. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jake Self.
     He was a member and deacon of the Chestnut Grove Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was the owner and operator of Self Roofing and Painting. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, being outdoors, working, gardening and woodworking.
     Gene Self, Sr. leaves behind his wife; Barbara Norville Self of the home; his son; Eugene D. Self, Jr. and wife, Denise of Spruce Pine; his daughter; Melissa Rogers and husband, Blaine of Spruce Pine; his brothers; Cecil Self of Charlottesville, VA; Fred Ray Self of Charlotte, NC; and Harold Self of Spruce Pine; his sisters; Alma McKinney of Spruce Pine and Ellie McKinney of Marion; his grandchildren; Austyn Self, Laurel Self, Cash Rogers, Madalyn Rogers, and Caelyn Rogers.
     The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service honoring the life of Gene Self, Sr. at 4:00 pm on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at the Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. The Rev’s. Matt Mills, Greg Burnette, and Vernon Buchanan will be officiating the service. A time to receive friends and share memories and support the family will be from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Burnette Cemetery.
     Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to the website;,selecting Mr. Self’s name and then you may sign his guestbook.
     Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Self family.

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