Eugene “Gene” Gordon Batterton, age 80 of Sulphur, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2021.  Son of the late Thomas Gordon and Dorothy Irene (Morris) Batterton, he was a Blacksmith and a United States Air Force Veteran.  Gene loved horse racing, fishing and playing cards.


Survived By:  


Wife:                           Carol Ann Batterton of Sulphur


2 Grand-daughters:     Amy Ganschow (Tim) of Bedford

                                    Shannon Marie (Yoder) Fitzgerald (John) of Smithfield


3 Great-Grandchildren:  Andrew James “AJ” Ganschow

   Bryce Franklin Ganschow

                                       Lilly Ann Fitzgerald


Sisters:                         Patricia Little of Jacksonville, IL

                                    Linda Lipcamon of Perry, IL

                                    Virginia Dunn of East Moline, IL


Brothers:                     Richard Batterton of Jacksonville, IL

                                    Donald Batterton of San Jose, IL

                                    Charles Batterton of Arenzville, IL

                                    David Batterton of Columbus, IL


Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


Gene was cremated.  There will be no services at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.

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