Obituary: Eugene Dillman

September 14, 1947- October 22,2019

Eugene Dillman, 93, passed away Tuesday, October 22, at StoneBridge Health Campus in Bedford.

Born April 21, 1926, in Martin County, he was the son of Steele and Annie Elizabeth (Vaughn) Dillman.  He married Mary Alice Byers on September 14, 1947, and she preceded him in death on May 21, 2018.

Eugene was a rural mail carrier and retired from the U. S. Postal Service with 34 years of service.  He graduated from Seymour High School in 1944 and was a member of the Central Church of Christ in Bedford.  Eugene enjoyed tending a big garden, woodworking, and fishing.  He was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II.

Surviving:     daughter, Kathy (Jay) Cook of Columbus  son,  Ryan Drew (Alberta “Peaches”) Dillman of Bedford, grandchildren, Jesse Goodpaster  Jacob Cook,  Shelby A. Foury, Sammy Dillman, Ian Dillman,  6 great grandchildren

His parents, wife, and sister, Geneva Burris, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 25, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Ralph Burris and Brother Rick Leach officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Affairs Post No. 9107.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

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