|Birth: ||Sep. 8, 1910|
|Death: ||Oct. 30, 1977|
Gene was born Eugene Charles Duval to his parents, Charles and Edna Allice Duval (nee O'Brien) in Wisconsin. He was a big band jazz musician and migrated west to the big entertainment land of Southern California in the late 20s.
As a fantastic trumpet player, he performed with some of the top big bands of the era and toured with Skinny Ennis and Les Brown & His Band of Renown.
He worked directly with Bob Hope and Laurel & Hardy and had a great passion for golf.
Orange County Register
November 1, 1977
Gene Charles Duval of Santa Ana passed away October 30, 1977.
Survived by his wife, Mildred Duval, Santa Ana; daughters Marilyn Patterson, Santa Ana; Laura Hannon, Laguna Beach; Cynthia Jenkins; Corona, Barbara Duval, Santa Ana; nine grandchildren; brother Glenn Duval, Torrance.
In lieu of flowers, friends who care to may make donations to Leukemia Society of America.
Services will be held at 11am, Wednesday, November 2nd. Graveside at Fairhaven, Dr. Gerald S. Bash will officiate. Directed by Winbigler Family Mortuary.
Charles William Duval (1883 - 1953)
Edna Alice O'Brien Duval (1885 - 1968)
Mildred Adelia Morris Duval (1912 - 2002)*
Gene Charles Duval (1910 - 1977)
Glenn William Duval (1912 - 1981)*
Fairhaven Memorial Park
Created by: Ms. Mandy
Record added: Nov 06, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5933916