Hugh Gene McAlpin of Midlothian went to be with the Lord on December 31, 2016 surrounded by family and friends. He was born on August 28, 1927 to Hugh Alexander and Fannie Stansberry McAlpin in Ellis County. Gene lived in Midlothian all his life and was a kind and considerate man, who will be greatly missed.

Gene was born into the dairy business on the family farm and helped his family before and after school every day. His Dad taught him how to be a good worker and how to love his family. He was in the dairy business until he retired in 2000.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife: Doris M. McAlpin, nine brothers and sisters, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Gene is survived by sons: David McAlpin and wife Patricia and Jerry McAlpin all of Midlothian; grandchildren: Dustin McAlpin, Holly McAlpin, Mr. and Mrs Gabriel Soto and Thomas Wade; great-grandchildren: Brittney McAlpin, Xander Jeffries and Leon Soto plus numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be held Tuesday 6-8 pm at Midlothian Funeral Home, funeral services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday at Midlothian Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Peak Cemetery.

Arrangements by Midlothian Funeral Home, W. Randy Hampton Director, 200 East Ave. E, Midlothian, Texas 76065. 972-723-9884,