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Gene "Ted" Gale, Jr.

September 6, 1949 — August 10, 2021

Fort McCoy

GALE Jr., Gene Oakley "Ted"

Fort McCoy - Gene Oakley "Ted" Gale, Jr., 71, passed away August 10, 2021 at the family’s home. He was born September 6, 1949, in Worcester, MA to Dorothy A. Smith (Castine) and Edward C. Smith (Stepfather). Ted and his family moved to Florida in 1972 where he has resided in Fort McCoy the remainder of his life. He was known as “The Catfish & Drywall man”. He was a true construction man, he built his family home over the years, room by room all by hand. He was a simple, honest, hardworking Christian man, he had a Love for nature and the outdoors. Enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and camping with his family. He will be greatly missed by many.

He is survived by his loving Wife of 53 years, Linda Gale; Son, David Alleyn Gale (Crystal); Daughters, Belinda Eggimann (Terry), Angela Stroud Grace; Stepbrothers, Robby Gale, Ricky Gale, Rusty Gale; Stepsisters, Debbie and Dottie Jo; eight Grandchildren, Derick Durbin, Samantha White, Cassandra Stroud, Robbin Stroud, Makala Coleman, Gavin and Caleb Gale, Patsy; and six Great Grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Friday, August 20, 2021 at Countryside Funeral Home, Anthony, FL. Funeral service will be 10:00 am, Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Countryside Funeral Home followed by Graveside Burial at Ft. McCoy Cemetery, with Brother Kenny Thompkins officiating.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, August 20, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Countryside Funeral Home Chapel

9185 NE Jacksonville Rd, Anthony, FL 32617

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Countryside Funeral Home Chapel

9185 NE Jacksonville Rd, Anthony, FL 32617

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Interment following funeral service

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Fort McCoy Cemetery

NE 110th Ave, FL 32134

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