EUGENE "GENE"GOULD, SR.
Eugene "Gene" "Dewdrop" Gould, Sr. of Melbourne, Florida peacefully passed away on
December 5, 2014. Gene is survived by his loving wife Joan Ray; sons Gene, Jr. (Laura)
and Bradley (Patricia); daughter Wendy (Michael); grandchildren Shannon, Brittany,
Bradley, Jr., Kelly, Nicole, Brandon, Aubrey and Jack; and great-grandchildren Emma and
Gene was born in Washington, DC (Georgetown) on September 16, 1927. He attended
Western High School (1945), Devitt Prep., and George Washington University on a
baseball scholarship. Gene starred in football and baseball playing in both the All-Prep
and All-High games in the forties in D.C. He also played baseball while in the Air Force at
Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi. An avid golfer, he was a member of
Bethesda Country Club (Bethesda, MD) and Suntree County Club (Suntree, FL).
Gene worked at the Washington Post Company for 41 years in the Street Sales
Newsstand Department as a Distributor.
There will be no services.
If you would like to celebrate Gene's life, may the family suggest a donation to the Boys &
Girls Club of Greater Washington (4103 Benning Road, NE Washington, DC 20019)
where Gene was coached and mentored in his youth by many wonderful people.