Fernando Eugenio “Gene” Vidal: Loris

1938 – 2021

     Fernando Eugenio “Gene” Vidal passed away on Wednesday, April 14, at his home in Loris. He was 82.

     Mr. Vidal was born on June 17, 1938, in New York, New York to the late Eugenio Vidal and the late Marjorie Danks de Vidal.

     Mr. Vidal worked in sales and as a management consultant with Radio Shack until his retirement and was of the Catholic faith. For the past 20 he was a Spanish interpreter with the NC court system and an avid HAM radio operator with the call letters WA3MJR.

     Survivors include his beloved wife, best friend, and “Everything” for the past nineteen years, Sybelia Cox Vidal of the home; two sons, Keith Vidal and wife Rebecca of St. Louis, Missouri, and Terrance Q. Vidal and wife Amalia of Lake Chapala, Mexico; a brother, Rodrigo Vidal and wife Patricia of Santiago, Chile; sister Dolores Vidal of Wilmington, Delaware; daughter-in-law Brenda Vidal of Chihuahua, Mexico; brother-in-law Howard Dickson of Winston Salem; three loving grandchildren; one great-grandson; two step-grandchildren; and three special step-great-grandchildren.

     In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by one son, Kurt Vidal; and a sister, Marisol Vidal Dickson.

     Memorial services will be held at a later date.

     A guest register is available here.