A graveside funeral service to honor the life of Eugene “Gene” Louis Sternberg, 90, of Lugoff, SC, will be held at noon today at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia, SC. Chaplain Ronnie Stroud will officiate. Memorials may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, c/o Gail Kirkland, 647 Lachicotte Road, Lugoff, SC 29078 or KershawHealth Hospice, 124 Battleship Road, Camden, SC 29020.
Eugene Louis Sternberg, husband of Eldene Johnson Sternberg, died December 25, 2015. He was born in Davenport, IA, the son of the late Louis Sternberg and Magdelena Wurster Sternberg. Mr. Sternberg was a US Army WWII Veteran, having served in the European Theater. He was also a retired policeman in Davenport, IA after 36 years of service.
Mr. Sternberg is survived by his wife; son, Bob Snell (Brenda) of Lugoff, SC; grandchildren, Robert Frederick Snell, Jr., Angela Eldene Snell, James Eugene Snell, and Reta Lynn Higgins; 5 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Mr. Sternberg was predeceased by his parents; son, Aaron Dean Snell; and sister Avalon Sternberg.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Sternberg family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.