Gene Rembold, 87, of Holbrook, Pa., formerly of Carmichaels and Nemacolin, died Jan. 3, 1996, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.

Rembold was born Nov. 11, 1908, in Pocahontas Township, Somerset County. He was the son of the late John Henry and Amy Susan (Kendall) Rembold. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Alice Harriet Raymond Rembold, who he married Aug. 29, 1929, on Oct. 6, 1982; four brothers: Jacob Rembold, Joseph Henry Rembold, John Leroy Rembold and Ulysses Preston Rembold; and three sisters: Minnie Elizabeth Howsare; Rachael Marie Tressler and Fannie Rembold, who died in infancy. He is survived by two sons: Lewis Eugene Rembold, Jr., of Chantilly, Va.; and Charles Preston Rembold of Holbrook RD 1, with whom he has made his home since 1982; one brother, W. Theodore Rembold of Pocahontas; four grandchildren: Michael, Bryan, Matt and. Brett Rembold, and several nieces and nephews.

Rembold had resided in the Carmichaels and Nemacolin areas from 1926 until moving to Stanton, Va. in 1982. There he made his home with his son, Charles, returning with his son to Greene County in 1993. Rembold was employed as a locomotive operator with the Buckeye Coal Mines for 44 years prior to his retirement in 1972. He was a member of the United Mine Workers Local 6290, District 4, in Nemacolin. Rembold was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Carmichaels. He was an avid hunter and was kindly referred to as the "Grandfather Shuttle" for his grandchildren.

No public visitation was held. A memorial service was held Jan. 6 at the Rush Funeral Home, Inc. in Rogersville, Pa. Rev. Roger C. Saunders officiated. Private interment, Greene County Memorial Park. New Republic, January 11, 1996 [R359-R360]

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