Eugene Milton Prewett

October 22, 1928 ~ August 20, 2019 (age 90)


Eugene "Gene" Milton Prewett, 90, died peacefully in Prescott Arizona on Tuesday August 20, 2019.

Gene was born October 22, 1928 in Kansas City MO to Ruby and Eugene John Gilio.

Gene joined the US Army on December 18, 1952.  Gene served during the Korean war receiving the Service Medal w/1 Bronze Service Star. United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, ROK Presidential Unit Citation and 2 Overseas Bars.  He was released from active service and transferred to the Army Reserve to complete 8 years of military service. He then served 32 years in with the United States Postal Service. Gene lived in West Covina where he raised his 4 children and then moved to Henderson NV.

Gene was preceded in death by his son Steven Prewett of Amarillo TX.  He is survived by his wife Clara, son Bruce Prewett and wife Jeanne of Corona Calif., daughter Lillian Bish and her husband Ed of Prescott Ariz.; & daughter Debbie Wilson of Glendora, Calif.  His is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Private services will be held at a later date at Prescott National Cemetery. 

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