Grover Eugene Trussell, 63, of Deweyville passed away Tuesday May 24, at his residence. He was born on July 5, 1947 in Orange, to his parents Grover Trussell and Lillian Hartley.

He grew up in Deweyville community and graduated from Deweyville High school in 1965. He enlisted shortly after in the United States army and served his country during the Vietnam War. He was a longtime construction worker building scaffolds and worked out of the carpenter’s local in Orange.

Eugene is preceded in death by his father Grover Trussell, and his brother Charles “Buddy” Boyles.

He is survived by his mother, Lillian Hartley of Deweyville; his daughter Jeannie Trussell; and one granddaughter both of Lake Charles; his brother, Robert Earl Trussell and wife Della of Deweyville; sisters, Verna Ahlborn and husband Patrick of Deweyville, Carolyn Burris of Deweyville, Judy Griffin of California, Diann Ludwigk of California; several nieces and nephews.

Memorial service will be 11:00 am Saturday May 28, at Calvary Baptist Church in Deweyville.