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Wilmer "Gene" Vandegriff

February 3, 1940 January 1, 2022
Wilmer "Gene" Vandegriff
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Obituary for Wilmer "Gene" Vandegriff

Sgt. Major Wilmer E. “Gene” Vandegriff, US Army Retired, 81 years of age, of Fairfield, PA, passed away, Saturday, January 1, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born February 3, 1940 in Glimp, TN the son of late Montell and Ruby Pittman Vandegriff. Gene’s wife, Phyllis Van Hart Vandegriff died March 7, 2016.
Gene was a veteran of the Korean & Vietnam Conflicts. He loved fishing and hunting and music was his passion. He was an avid movie buff and loved Westerns.

Mr. Vandegriff is survived by four children; Kevin Vandegriff and his wife Conny of Willow, AK, Tim Vandegriff and his wife Pam of Byhalia, MS, Kim Griffith and her husband Mike of Waynesboro, PA, Todd Vandegriff and his wife Kerensa of Chambersburg, PA, (9) grandchildren Kyle, Courtney, Cody, Danielle, Brandon, Jonathan, Caitlin, Brynn, Addison and 2-step-grandchildren; Tabbi, Celina a sister Nancy Vawter and her husband Frank of Wetumka, AL. He was predeceased by a granddaughter Alexis Vandegriff and a brother and sister-in-law, Junior Montell Vandegriff and his wife Jean. (10) great grandchildren and (4) step grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, January 7, 2022 at 2:00 PM from Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg, PA with Pastor George Frye officiating. Interment will be at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens with full Military honors. There will be a viewing at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 PM until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

7

Jan

1:00 PM 1/7/2022 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1/7/2022 2:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Friday

7

Jan

2:00 PM 1/7/2022 2:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

1380 Chambersburg Rd.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

1380 Chambersburg Rd. Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States
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