Raymond Gene Wimp passed away January 22, 2013 at Holy Rosary Hospice in Miles City after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Gene was born August 15, 1940 in Eads, CO the son of Warner and Nancy (Kingsbury) Wimp. Gene was the youngest child out of eleven siblings. He was raised in Eads, CO where he attended school until he joined the Army in 1957 at the early age of 17. He served in the Army until 1960 when he was honorably discharged. Gene moved around working various jobs before settling down in Hardin, MT where he started his own electrical company. In 1988 he moved to Miles City and began working for A&A Electric for a few years and Gene eventually opened Gene’s Electric, which he operated for over 20 years until he was no longer able to due to health reasons. During that time, he also helped Mangen’s Electric Inc. on various jobs.
Gene was an avid Denver Broncos fan and loved to watch all the games. He truly enjoyed his work as an electrician and the challenges that came with the job. Most of all he loved spending time visiting with his close friends.
Memorials may be made to the Wake Up And Lace Up Foundation or to Holy Rosary Hospice.