Gene was born and raised in Zanesville , Ohio. He is married to Kami and their blended family includes three daughters , Alexus, Kelly and Jenna ;one son R.J. ; two son-in-law’s and three grandchildren currently with more to come. Gene has been attending the Anchor Church for over 12 years. He was the the full-time custodian of The Anchor Church for many years, and now volunteers as the maintenance supervisor of the daughter work campuses. He is the Second Chance Ministry: ACTS (Alcohol Chemical Treatment Series) Coordinator and a jail minister. He is the Outreach Director and a Sunday School teacher.