October 21, 1926 - October 12, 2017
Rev. Thomas Eugene "Gene" Schenck, Sr., age 90, of Asheboro, North Carolina, went to his eternal reward on Thursday, October 12, 2017, as he was singing praises to the Lord at his home. He was born October 21, 1926, the son of Rev. Dorsey and Esther Miller Schenck. Gene was a native of Muncie, IN and a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII. Gene graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University (Marion College) and received his Master's Degree from DePauw University. Rev. Schenck was an Ordained Minister in The Wesleyan Church and spent over fifty years serving various churches in Indiana, Ohio, Florida and North Carolina. Gene’s commitment to Christ, generous giving, and his gentle nature will be greatly missed. In recent years, Rev. Schenck was a faithful member of Neighbors Grove Wesleyan Church and the North Carolina East District. He is survived by Tula (McMasters Brady) Schenck, his wife of 25 years; son and his wife: Dr. Richard and Rev. Carol Schenck of Fishers, IN; stepson and his wife: Billy and Harriet Brady of Denton, NC; stepson and his wife: Farrell and Paula Brady of Asheboro, NC; stepson and his wife: Darrell and Pat Brady of Stoneville, NC; 6 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Linda (John) LeBaron of Westfield, IN. Gene was preceded in death by Thelma Clark Schenck, his wife of 44 years; son, Dr. Thomas E. Schenck, Jr.; daughter, Kathryan Marie Schenck; sister, Francis (Schenck) Cheatham; brothers, Melvin Lee Schenck, Vernon Schenck, and Rev. Maurice Schenck. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, October 19, 2017 at The Sanctuary Church (formerly Eastlawn Wesleyan Church), 3400 N. Post Road, Indianapolis, with Dr. Rich Schenck officiating. Burial will follow with Military Honors in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Thursday at the church. Memorials may be made to Hephzibah Ministries, Inc. 6601 Zebulon Road, Macon, GA 31220 or Lakeview Wesleyan Church, 396 Park St., Noblesville, IN 46060. Arrangements are being entrusted to the care of Sproles Family Funeral Home. You may send the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Rev. T. Eugene Schenck.
Rev. Thomas Eugene "Gene" Schenck, Sr., age 90, of Asheboro, North Carolina, went to his eternal reward on Thursday, October 12, 2017, as he was singing praises to the Lord at his home. He was born October 21, 1926, the son of Rev. Dorsey... View Obituary & Service Information
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