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Ernest Eugene "Gene" Roeser

August 7, 1933 ~ November 6, 2020 (age 87)

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ROESER, E. Eugene “Gene”

Age 87, of Brookville, passed away on November 6, 2020 following an extended illness.

Gene was born August 7, 1933 in Anna, Ohio to the late Ernest A. & Virginia Roeser. He was a 1951 graduate of Anna High School. During his senior year, Gene led the basketball team as their captain to a then state record of 119 points in a single game, leading the team with 36 points.  In 1954 he married Connie Roberts, his wife of 66 years. In 1974, Gene was elected to the Brookville Town Counsel and continued on to become the financial director in 1980. Gene went on to retire in 1998. He was a long time member of Brookville Rotary, and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church for over 50 years. Gene also served our country in the United States Army for 2 years, stationed in Germany. He coached Little League baseball and was an avid sports fan, especially for the Cincinnati Reds and the Ohio State Buckeyes. He enjoyed traveling and dancing with his wife at the VFW and his grandchildren's weddings.

He is preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter, Elaine A. Roeser, and sister, Karen Schaffer.

Gene is survived by his wife of 66 years, Connie Roeser; sons, Larry (Debbie) Roeser, Mark (Kathy) Roeser; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren, and numerous other friends.

Funeral services and burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been made in care by the GILBERT-FELLERS FUNERAL HOME, 950 ALBERT ROAD, BROOKVILLE. E-mail condolences may be sent by going online to

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