Obituary for Gene Neuman, Jr.

Ponca City Now - March 14, 2023 4:01 pm

Gene Neuman, Jr.

January 15, 1959 – February 20, 2023

Surrounded by his daughters, Gene B. Neuman, Jr., went to join his wife in Heaven on February 20, 2023, at the age of 64. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 23, 2023 at the United Methodist Church, Blackwell, OK. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home and Crematory, 505 W. Grand Ave., Ponca City, OK, 74601.

Gene was born on January 15, 1959, in Brazoria, TX, to Gene Bert, Sr. and Pearl Nell (Martin) Neuman. Gene graduated from Anahuac High School in S.E. Texas, later joining the Army in Baytown, TX. He served in Desert Storm and got to see many parts of the world. He finished up his military career as a drill sergeant in the Army Reserves in Ponca City.

Gene had a passion for work. He loved what he did, and he was good at it. He also had a passion for family and was constantly torn between being on the road, providing for his girls and being home for dinner every night. Gene loved life. He loved fishing, family time at the lake, roundhouse denim overalls, golfing, and the Red Seal wintergreen long-cut.

Gene is survived by: his daughters, Tyffani Newman and husband, Mike, Shyler Neuman, Mackenzie Short and husband, Stephen; siblings, Kit Neuman and wife, Mitzi, and Karen Anderson; sister-in-law, Kitty Hofman and husband, Brad; grandchildren, Madden Newman, Emalee Newman, Marc Nichols, Derbi Anderson, Emma and Reid Short; as well as, many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by: his wife, Tammy; parents, Gene and Pearl and his grandparents.

Source: Trout Funeral Home