Gene Coburn, 77, lived in Vero Beach

Gene Coburn, 77, of Seffner and former resident of Vero Beach, died Thursday Oct. 22, 2009 at his home. He was born in August 5, 1932 in Eagle Lake and came to Seffner 7 1-2 years ago from Vero Beach. Coburn graduated from Hernando High School and lived the majority of his life in Brooksville. He retired as plant engineer for Ocean Spray Cranberry Corp. in Vero Beach.  He was a member of Gulf Ridge Park Baptist Church and served as their music director. He was a former member of the Vero Beach-Treasure Coast  Kiwanis Club, former Kiwanian of the year, served on the Board of Directors for ARC, Indian River Citrus League, former volunteer for the Vero Beach Police Dept. an avid golfer and fisherman.Survivors include his wife. Mary Coburn of Seffner;  sons Sam Coburn and Leslie Coburn of Vero Beach and Tim Coburn of Webster; daughters Susie Johns of Webster and Beverley Wetherell of Gas City, Ind.; 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Fellsmere First Baptist Church, 107 N. Magnolia St. Fellsmere.  Condolences may be sent to

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