BATH, NY., Edson “Gene” E. Rynearson, 83, passed away on Sunday March 11, 2018 at Robert packer Hospital.

BATH, NY., Edson “Gene” E. Rynearson, 83, passed away on Sunday March 11, 2018 at  Robert packer Hospital. He was born in Elmira, NY on October 28, 1934 the son of the late Edson Earl Rynearson and Alice Brewer Rynearson.

He graduated from Mansfield PA High School.

Gene served in the US Army from 1954 to 1956.

He was a self employed contractor and retired from McConnell  Manufactoring after 30 years.

Gene married Sandra Lyon on September 30, 1994 in Corning, NY.

He had a passion for bowling, snowmobiling, his family and his dogs.

Gene was predeceased by his parents and son-in-law David Guilfoyle.

Gene is survived by his loving wife Sandra Lyon Rynearson of Bath, NY, his children Donald (Berta) Rynearson of Denver, CO., Diane Guilfoyle of Painted Post, NY., Todd (Dana) Benjamin of Charleston, S.C., 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren, a sister Janette Smith of Wellsboro, PA., several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are being observed on Saturday March 17, 2018 from 11:30am to 1:00pm at the Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath where his Funeral Service will be held at the conclusion of calling at 1:00pm with Father David Carson Officiating and Military Honors. Burial will be held at West Hill Cemetery Hornby, NY at the convenience of the family.

Memorials may be made in Gene’s memory to the Finger Lakes SPCA, 72 Cameron Street, Bath, NY 14810.