Eugene Albert Barcel
FRANKLIN - Eugene Albert Barcel, 89, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019.
Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he was the son of the late Edward Barcel and Dorothy Brown Barcel. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Jim Barcel.
Gene was a U.S. Navy veteran, and owned and operated Colonial Florist with his partner Bruce for 23 years.
He is survived by his life partner of 40 years, Bruce Stoudt; brother, Jerry Barcel of Hopkins, Minnesota; and several nieces and nephews.
A private service will be held at a later date at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Appalachian Animal Rescue Center, 851 Lake Emory Road, Franklin, NC 28734.
Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.