Walter E. 'Gene' McGaugh

Walter E. “Gene” McGaugh, a longtime resident of Dunsmuir, Lakeport, and Mt. Shasta, California, was welcomed into Heaven on the morning of January 19, 2009, where he joined his loving mother, Patricia; grandmother, Vivian; and grandfather, Walter Woodard.

Gene was born Nov. 11, 1955, in Ukiah, California. He succumbed to illness and passed away at Mercy Hospital in Redding.

During his time in Lake County he worked as an officer with Lakeport Police Department.

A memorial service celebrating and honoring his life, family and dear friends, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 1 p.m. at the Mt Shasta City Park Upper Lodge at 1315 Nixon Road, Mt. Shasta, California.