Homer “Gene” Eugene Binder, 84, a resident of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully Saturday, May 20, 2023 at his home in Blue Springs, MO. He was born July 14, 1938 to Stephen and Goldie (Savage) Binder in Excello, MO.
Gene was united in marriage to Marjorie Elizabeth Wright on May 31, 1959 in Callao, MO. He worked as a mechanic for Trans World Airlines (TWA) and later became a training instructor for American Airlines. Gene was a member of the First Christian Church in Blue Springs, MO. He coached little league baseball for many years with his best friend Mr. Ross, built several homes, and collected Budweiser mugs/steins. Above all Gene cherished spending time with his family.
Survived by his son, Ricky Binder and wife Rochelle of Blue Springs, MO; daughter, Kim Andrae and Husband Jim of Orrick, MO; grandchildren, Dusty Binder, Derek Johnson, Ashley Harvey; 5 great-grandchildren; 4 step-great-grandchildren; brother, Leroy Binder of Sterling, CO; sister, Brenda Wede of Exira, IA; sister-in-law, Zola Edwards and husband Jerry of Columbia, MO. Gene is preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Binder; parents, Stephen and Goldie Binder; siblings, Shirley Flaa, Jerry Binder, Karen Dillie.
His family will receive friends and family from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 27, 2023 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St, Blue Springs, MO. Memorial service will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the chapel. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Kansas City Hospice Your Support Makes a Difference – Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care (kchospice.org) Memories of Gene and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com