Barney Eugene “Gene” Disney, 78, of Augusta, died Saturday, June 8. A celebration of his life will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado. Cremation will precede the service. He was born on Jan. 21, 1935 in Oklahoma City, Okla., the son of B.E. and Oleda (Hensley) Disney.
After graduating from high school, he attended two years of Business College and then spent time in the United States Air Force. He worked in the Sporting Goods Department at Walmart for 11 years. Gene and his wife Lynda (Coover) Disney met in July 1995. They were married on Feb. 23, 2002 in Augusta. He was a Jack of All Trades and loved to watch NASCAR racing, especially Dale Earnhart.Those who survive including his wife Lynda of the home are: daughters, Jada and Kevin McAllister of Towanda, Rolanda Miles of Kansas City, Kan., and Tammy and David McCaffree of Wichita; five grandchildren, Kayla, Paityn, Braedyn, Brooke and Karson; and his babies, his puppies Prince and Princess. Memorials to his memory to Harden Hospice may be left with Carlson Funeral Home who are in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences to the family may be sent to www.carlsoncolonial.com.