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Gene Kelly Pailin, Sr.

November 11, 1947 ~ December 12, 2020 (age 73)


Gene Kelly Pailin, Sr. was born on November 11, 1947 in Elizabeth city North Carolina. He was born to the parentage of William and Viola Pailin. He accepted Christ into his life at and early age. He attended public schools in Pasquotank county NC. Gene attended college were he obtained dual degrees in music and finance and accounting. He joined the United States military in 1968 were he served 2 enlistments for his country.

Throughout his service he achieved a Purple Heart and was a all around decorated veteran. His service didn’t stop there. He later joined the police academy, government detail, and private investigations. And also worked as the director of security for the Hyatt corporation for 30 years upon retirement.

He became the proud father of 3 children Gene K Jr., Geneva Pailin, and Melanie Jefferson.

He was proceeded in death by father mother son and siblings.

He leaves to cherish his loving wife Rolunda K Pailin and his 5 bonus children Passion Bass(Brian), Tatiana Riley, Ricky Riley essence Pailin and Taylor Pailin, grandchildren Brandon, Gene 3rd, Jarred, Daniel Jordan, Geniyah, Tahj, and Colton. Loving mother In Law Ester L Clark. 2 brother in laws Gregory Clark Sr, and Michael Clark Sr. 2 special friends Tony Richardson, and Fernando Santana. A host family friends and colleagues.



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December 18, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Serenity Life Celebrations
2925 North 18th Street
Waco, TX 76708

Graveside Celebration
December 19, 2020

1:00 PM
Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery
1311 Murdock Road
Dallas, TX 75217

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