Calvin Eugene ‘Gene’ Shields
Calvin Eugene “Gene” Shields went to be with our Lord and Savior on March 11, 2012. He was 68 years old. He was a resident of Bishop for more than 40 years and passed away in Carson City, Nev. following a short illness. Gene was a long time member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Bishop and was a faithful member of the congregation. Gene had a successful janitorial business which he ran for 25 years.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Eva Lynn Tozer; his father, Levi Calvin Shields; and his brother, David N. Duncan.
He is survived by his sister, Deanna Lynn Tomzcak; sons, Kyle Eugene Shields and Kevin Michael Shields; his daughter, Krysta Leigh Shields-Martinez; son-in-law, Jose Filiberto Martinez; grandchildren, Filiberto Martinez-Shields, Maricela Shields-Martinez, Jamie Martinez-Shields, Gregorio “Goyo” Martinez-Shields, and Diego Martinez-Shields.
Gene enjoyed researching his family’s genealogy and spending time with his family and friends. He was looking forward to his son Kevin’s upcoming marriage to Deborah Trimble in Sacramento in April.
Memorial services for Gene will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 725 Keough St. in Bishop.
We love you Dad and Grandpa; you will be greatly missed by family and friends.