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Gene Starks

August 12, 1962 — March 14, 2022

Gene Mark Starks, age 59, of Cape Coral, Florida, died on Monday, March 14, 2022, at the Cape Coral Hospital in Cape Coral, Florida.

Mr. Starks was born on August 12, 1962, in Murray, Kentucky to the late Gene Dale Starks and Rose Volpe Starks. He worked as a heavy machine operator for the Smyrna Ready Mix Concrete Company and was a member of the Hardin Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Bowerman Starks of Cape Coral, Florida; they married on March 7, 1987, in Fairdealing, Kentucky; one daughter, Daisha Vargas and husband Manny of Weston, Florida; two sons, Joshua Starks of Hollister, California and Jacob Starks of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; one sister, Sherrie Holbrook and husband Mike of Buckingham, Virginia; one sister-in-law, Pamela Booth and husband Jim of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; two brothers-in-law, Rick Bowerman and wife Susan of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee and Kerry Bowerman and wife Janice of Hardin, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Madeline Vargas, Abigail Vargas, Amara Vargas, and Ava Vargas all of Weston, Florida; two nephews, Brien Clark and wife Aon of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and Seth Holbrook and wife Caitlyn of Auburndale, Florida; as well as two nieces, Aimee Clark of Atlanta, Georgia and Tera Yarbrough of Roanoke, Virginia.

A graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at the Murray Memorial Gardens with Bro. Ricky Cunningham officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

JH Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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