Gene Leslie Brown, 81 of Beatrice, WV passed away December 22, 2012 at Camden Clark Hospital’s Memorial Campus. He was born August 31, 1931 at Roan Mountain, TN, a son of the late Fayette Brown and Callie (Graybill) Brown. Mr. Brown was a retired machinist with 35 years service for General Motors. He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Beatrice Church of Christ. Surviving is his wife of 50 years, Cora L. (Hawkins) Brown, daughter Ruth L. Mullins and husband Warren of Harts, WV, son Gary Gene Brown and wife Gail of Las Vegas, NV, seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter Alicia Mae Schaffer, four brothers and a sister. Funeral services will be Thursday 1PM at the Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville with Pastor Randy Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at the Deem Cemetery, Beatrice. Visitation will be Wednesday 4-8PM. Online guests may send condolences to the family by visiting www.McCulloughRaiguel.com.