Eugene Walden, 85, was born on April 13, 1932 in Laurel County, Ky., one of 16 children to William Otis and Katie (Sullivan) Walden.
He is survived by his children, Wanda and Rocky Kennedy Sr.; grandchildren, Rochelle Kennedy Fenlon and her husband Tim, and Rocky Kennedy II and his wife Leslie; great-grandchildren, Drew Patrick Fenlon, Katherine Kennedy Fenlon, Brennice Isabella Kennedy and Case Robert Walden Kennedy; brothers George, Doug and Jack Walden; sisters, Hettie Crawford, Betty Jones and Mary Jarvis; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his wife Erma Jean Walden, his parents and numerous brothers and sisters.
Eugene retired from Chrysler Corp. after many years in a supervisory role.
Funeral Services will be Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, 1357 E. 2nd. Street, Franklin. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. until time of service.
Please visit www.anderson-fh.comto send an online condolence. Memorial contributions may be made to Volunteer for Veterans – Oxford, 642 North 14th Street, Unit 8, Oxford, MS 38655.