Memorial contributions may be made to the Exceptional Equestrians of Missouri Valley, Inc. or Donor's Choice in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385.
Gene Charles Ditch passed away on June 26, 2015 at the age of 86. He is the beloved husband of Mary Ditch nee Williams of Augusta, Missouri. He is survived by his three sons: Gene (Rebecca) Ditch of Lake St. Louis, MO, Mark (Nancy) Ditch of Augusta, MO & Scott (Mary) Ditch of Denver, CO; daughter, Becky (Dave) Summers of New Haven, MO; two brothers: Vernon (JoAnn) Ditch & Jesse (Jacque) Ditch of Augusta, MO; sister, Vera Ann (Roy) Brockman of Overland, MO; 11 grandchildren & 4 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents: Jerry F. & Vera E. Ditch nee Duncan, sister, Marie Gaugh, brother, Irl Ditch & sister, Betty Lou Ditch. Gene was united in marriage to Mary Williams on May 16, 1953 in St. John's, Missouri. He enjoyed hunting, raising game birds, fishing and gardening. Gene served our country, and was a proud Air Force Veteran. He will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him.