Gene Paul Hargis, 78, passed away on July 16, 2021. He was born on April 16, 1943 in Tulsa, Ok to Oscar and Elsie Hargis.
Gene was a lifelong student at Berryhill Public Schools where his mother was a teacher for many years. He attended Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Ok, obtaining both his bachelors and masters degrees. Upon graduation, he taught at Union Public Schools and then coached football at Jenks Public Schools until retirement.
He was married to Miley Beaver Hargis for 47 years during which time, they enjoyed attending many different sporting events and traveled to several national parks and OU bowl games at various locations.
Gene's favorite pastimes were fishing, hunting and horses, which he enjoyed with sons, Donny and Stoney.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Glenn. Survived by wife, Miley, and sons, Donny (Kayla) and Stoney. He is also survived by several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Viewing for Mr.Gene Hargis will be at Rice Funeral Service and Cremation Center July 20, 2021 from 6-8pm and graveside services will be July 21, 2021 at 11:00 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Claremore, Oklahoma