Tony Gengo

Tuesday, January 4, 2005

Tony Gengo, 80, of Cave City died Aug. 31, 2004, on Black River near Lynn.

Born Feb. 13, 1924, at Orange, Texas, he was the son of Charles Gengo Sr. and Mabel Flanigan Gengo.

He retired from DuPont in Orange, Texas, was a carpenter, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of First United Methodist Church of Cave City.

Survivors include his wife, Lenora "Rusty" Gengo of the home; two sons -- Tony Dean Gengo of Nederland, Texas, and Randy Gengo of Batesville; a daughter, Sharon Ashford of Cave City; a brother, Kenneth Dean Gengo of Florien, La.; eight grandchildren -- Tami Hall of Cave City, Greg Gengo of Denton, Texas, Kevin LeBeouf and Chad Gengo, both of Cave City, Adam Gengo of Lubbock, Texas, Anthony Gengo of San Marcos, Texas, Adrian Gengo of Nederland, Texas, and Kelsey Gengo of Batesville; and four great-grandchildren -- Brandon West, Bryce West and Laramie Hall, all of Cave City, and Ben Gengo of Dover, Del.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, Lenora Ann Gengo; a brother, Charles Gengo Jr.; and a sister, Betty J. Martin.

The funeral was Sept. 4 at First United Methodist Church in Cave City with the Rev. Wayne Johnson officiating. Burial followed in the Cave City Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.

Pallbearers were Greg Gengo, Kevin LeBeouf, Chad Gengo, Adam Gengo, Anthony Gengo, Adrian Gengo and Howard Hall.

Honorary pallbearers were Gary Tackett, Brandon West, Bryce West, Laramie Hall and Ben Gengo.