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Woodlawn Baptist Church
Friday April 29th, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Woodlawn Baptist Church
Friday April 29th, 2022

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Eugene "Gene" Ziegler

Eugene "Gene" Ziegler, 66, of Stanley passed away April 25, 2022 at Caromont Regional Medical Center, Gastonia.  He was born on November 22, 1955 to the late James and Sarah Byers Ziegler.  He is also preceded in death by his sister, Thea Zarella.  Gene was a devout man of God who loved his Lord and loved pastoring.  He was a previous member of the Church of God and used to pastor at St. Charles Church of God in St. Charles, VA.  Gene honored his pastor, Aubrey Maye of Azalea Church of God of Norfolk, VA.  He currently attented Covenant Church in Lincolnton.  Gene loved to study his Bible and praise his Lord with his talent on the piano.  He also enjoyed saltwater fishing and the beach.  Gene was employed by Coca Cola Consolidated, Inc. and retired after 35 years of service.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Sylvia Webb Ziegler; sons, Aaron Ziegler and wife Melissa and Matthew Stephen Ziegler; brothers, James Burl Ziegler, Jr. and John Edward Ziegler; and one grandson, Noah.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 29, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 1101 N. Main St., Lowell, NC 28098 with Aaron Ziegler officiating.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Interment will immediately follow the service at Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Lincoln County Crisis Pregnancy,  112 Doctors Park, Lincolnton, NC 28092 or Gaston County Crisis Pregnancy, 700 Robinson Rd, Gastonia, NC 28056.


A candle was lit in memory of Eugene "Gene" Ziegler

John Ziegler May 2 2022 12:47 PM

john and james and family i am so sorry for your loss, god will watch over you.
my mom and i will pray.
gregg l jacocks

gregg l jacocks Apr 29 2022 1:07 PM

We are so sorry. Prayers for peace and comfort.

Carl &Tatiana Hoosack Apr 29 2022 8:10 AM

Sylvia, I love you, Aaron and Matthew very much and want you all to know how much you are in my thoughts and prayers . My heart goes out to you and I wish for you moments of peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Jessica Owens Apr 28 2022 9:23 PM

Aaron I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your entire family during this difficult time.

Tina Godfrey Apr 28 2022 2:07 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for all of you.

sarah e ziegler Apr 27 2022 3:44 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Eugene "Gene" Ziegler

sarah e ziegler Apr 27 2022 3:44 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Eugene "Gene" Ziegler

The Staff of Benson Funeral & Cremation Services Apr 27 2022 12:00 AM