Eugene Raymond Hassler, Jr. 89, of New Market, died Monday, September 2, 2013 at his home.
Mr. Hassler was born January 9, 1924 in New Market, son of the late Eugene Raymond Hassler, Sr. and May Florence Zirkle Hassler.
He served in the United States Marine Corps during W. W. II.
He was a member of the New Market Eagles # 462, Hassler Sutphin American Legion Post # 166 and lifetime member of Rion/Bowman V.F.W. # 632 at Harrisonburg.
He was preceded in death July 2, 1993 by his wife, Anna Catherine Elizabeth Miller Hassler whom he married March 6, 1948.
He is survived by two sons, Timmy Eugene Hassler of King, North Carolina and Ricky Lynn Hassler of New Market; a daughter, Stella Ann Hottle of Mt. Jackson; a stepson, Charles (Sonny) Fultz of Mt. Jackson; four sisters, Audrey Funkhouser and Helen Dove both of New Market, Evelyn Washington of Harrisonburg; a brother, Floyd Hassler of Timberville; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and two step great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Calvin Hassler and Douglas Hassler and a sister, Erva Whitesell.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson with the Rev. Michael Dettmer officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Jackson Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Hassler, Brian Hassler, Chris Hassler, Wayne Shaffer, David Vann and Jimmy Davis.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. At the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 321, Woodstock, Va 22664.