Commonwealth Journal


August 11, 2012

Wesley Flynn


Wesley Eugene “Gene” Flynn passed away on Monday, August 6, 2012 having attained the age of 85 years.  
He was born on February 15, 1927 in Burnside, Ky., to Robert E. and Stella Colyer Flynn.
He was a veteran of the Korean War and was employed for a time with General Motors of Ohio.
He returned to Somerset and was employed with the Palm Beach Company from which he retired.  Gene was also a farmer and he loved farming and taking care of his cows.
He was united in marriage to Helen Dykes on April 26, 1953 and they were blessed with 59 years together.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Dykes Flynn; and one brother, Glen (and Joyce) Flynn of Newcastle, Indiana; two sisters, Louise Cassada of Florida, and Christine Flynn of Bronston, Ky.; one brother-in-law, Jewell Dykes of Somerset, Ky.; and four sisters-in-law, Geneva Dykes, Clementine Warren, and Madeline Ping all of Somerset and Fern Vilardo of Ohio. Also left to mourn his passing are a host of nieces and nephews and the following special friends, Bill Goodin, Clementine Warren, Frances and Vance Whitaker,  Donald and Dixie Linville, Billy  Denham, Tommy Roberts and his family and many others who were nice and helpful during his time of illness.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers.
Funeral services were held at 12 noon on Friday, August 10, 2012 at the chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Aaron Roberts, Bro Vance Whitaker and Bro. Don Linville officiating.  
Burial followed in the Lakeside Memorial Gardens.
Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all arrangements for Mr. Wesley Eugene “Gene” Flynn.

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