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Eugene "Gene" Hamlin, Sr.

July 26, 1946 August 24, 2017
Eugene "Gene" Hamlin, Sr.
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Obituary for Eugene "Gene" Hamlin, Sr.

Eugene “Gene” Hamlin, Sr. died August 24, 2017 at Mclaren Macomb Hospital in Mount Clemens, Michigan. He was 71 years old. Gene was born on July 26, 1946 in Detroit to parents, Jane (nee Forbes) and Eugene Hamlin.

Gene was a former American football center in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins (#52), the Chicago Bears (#50), and the Detroit Lions (#58). He played college football at Northern Michigan University and Western Michigan University where he won a MAC title and received all conference honors.

Gene is survived by his beloved wife, Gayle and his loving son, Gene. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Joy (John) Walker and his niece Ava.

Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) on Sunday, August 27, 2-8pm.

Memorials appreciated to the Mullett Lake Area Preservation Society, P.O. Box 517, Topinabee, Michigan 49791.


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