Obituary for Andrew Eugene Largacci Jr.
Andrew Eugene “Gene” Largacci, 54, of Palatka, passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 4, 2017 at Putnam Community Medical Center from natural causes. A native and lifelong resident of Palatka, he was a 1981 graduate of Palatka High School. Gene worked with PPM (Power Plant Maintenance) at Seminole Electric over 16 years. He was a member of Moose Lodge #184 in Palatka and had attended River Road Baptist Church. Gene enjoyed spending time with his family and friends golfing, hunting, fishing and playing his guitar. He was also an avid NASCAR fan of Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Gene will always be remembered for his calm demeanor and his smile.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew E. “Sonny” Largacci and Charlotte Eller Largacci and his grandparents, Andrew and Edna Belle Largacci and Fred and Winifred Eller.
Gene is survived by his son, Kenneth Eugene Largacci of Macclenny, 2 sisters, Gail Dahlgren of Palatka and Tammy Bayshore (Thomas) of Monroe, GA, a special brother, Randy “Big O” Owens of Palatka, 4 grandchildren, Colton, Zepplin, Kenan and Kensley, his aunts , Margie Knighten of Palatka, Ernestine Waldron of Jacksonville, uncles, Gene Eller, Joey Largacci (Carrie) and Billy Largacci, all of Palatka, 2 nephews, Shawn Dahlgren (Jolie) and Shane Dahlgren, both of Palatka, a great-nephew, Maverick Dahlgren, numerous cousins, and many, many friends.
Services celebrating Gene’s life will be at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Pastor Joey Floyd officiating. Burial will follow at Palatka Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-8 P.M. at Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Gene’s Book of Memories page at www.JohnsonOverturffunerals.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.