Eugene Columbus Toler

Eugene Columbus Toler

Alabama, USA
Death 18 Jan 1970 (aged 48)
Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA
Burial Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA
Plot Christus Garden
Memorial ID 30546862 · View Source
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Eugene Columbus Toler is a son belonging to Arthur Gordon Toler and Emma Avery (Smith) Toler, with Eugene being 2-1/2 years of age when his mother passed away in 1924.

Eugene's middle name of Columbus came from his mother's side of the family, with him being named after one of her brothers, Rev Hannis Columbus Smith and continuing through his uncle's Smith line of children too.

Husband to Martha Jane "Janie" (Harris) Toler, with their wedding date being October 1, 1937 (married for 32 years; he was 15 when they married and she was 18 years of age).

Brother to Rev William "Willie" Arthur Jackson Toler, Alice Emma (Toler) Morton and Fred Joseph Toler; father "Daddy" to Shirley Louise (Toler) Gates McFalls, Thomas "Tommy" Eugene Toler, Sr., Linda Mae (Toler) Meadows West and Barbara Ann (Toler) Hohaus Trawick.

Grandfather "Grandpa" to Richard "Ricky" Curtis Gates (Shirley), Theresa Jane (Gates) Pedigo (Shirley), James "Rusty" Russell, Jr. (Shirley), Thomas "Tom" Eugene Toler, Jr. (Tommy), Charles "Wes" Wesley Meadows, Jr. (Linda), Darren Eugene Hohaus (Barbara), David Evan Toler (Tommy) and Lori Renee (Meadows) Vrcan (Linda).

Eugene was diagnosed with lung cancer in November 1969 and passed away two short months later, in January 1970 and at the young age of 48.

After his passing in early 1970, he would later become the grandfather of Amy Michelle (Meadows) Sherman (Linda) in April of 1971, as well as the great grandfather of Elizabeth "Amber" (Gates) Holobaugh (Shirley/Ricky), James "Micah" Gates (Shirley/Ricky), James Russell Gates, III - "Randy" (Shirley/Rusty), Jacob "Jake" William Gates (Shirley/Rusty), Thomas "Little Tommy" Evan Toler (Tommy/David), Sheena Renee Toler Thompson (Tommy/Tom), David Lee Toler (Tommy/Tom), Devin Gale Sherman (Linda/Amy), Taryn Marie Toler (Tommy/Tom), Ramon Eugene Phelps, IV (Linda/Amy) and twins; Ayla Ann Hohaus and Mirra Luba Hohaus (Barbara/Darren).

As of 2019, Eugene's great great grandchildren are Andrew "Andy" Thompson (Tommy/Tom/Sheena), Brennan Thompson (Tommy/Tom/Sheena) Haven Michelle Sherman (Linda/Amy/Devin), Justice Charles Sherman (Linda/Amy/Devin) and Eliryn Hastings (Tommy/Tom/Taryn).


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  • Added: 12 Oct 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 30546862
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eugene Columbus Toler (22 Dec 1921–18 Jan 1970), Find a Grave Memorial no. 30546862, citing Pensacola Memorial Gardens, Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Lolli (contributor 47059555) .