James Gene Cheek, age 82 of Lawrenceville, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2011. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM Saturday, March 26, 2011 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Dr. W. Davis Chappell & Rev. Michael Soop will officiate. Burial at Gwinnett Memorial Park, Lawrenceville. Gene was born to the late Leila Puckett Cheek & Clifford Pascal Cheek and was preceded in death by his loving wife, Wynelle Higgins Cheek. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville and the Joy Sunday School Class. Mr. Cheek was retired from Big Star Foods after 37 years of service, and then worked for Micromeretics in Norcross. Gene was also a longstanding member of the Lawrenceville Masonic Lodge # 131 F & AM. He is survived by Children: Anita Burch & Craig Reimer, Jasper; Connie Laws, Barry & Cindy Cheek, all of Dacula; Twin Brother & Sister-in-law: Dean & Susie Cheek, Warner Robbins; Sister: Ann Greeson, Lawrenceville; Sister & Brother-in-law: Ellen & David Buice, Kennesaw; Grandchildren: Jason Bradberry, Benji Laws, Jamey Bradberry, Casey Laws, Ashley Cheek Ellefsen, Wesley Cheek; 8 Great Grandchildren; Several nieces, nephews & cousins. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Embracing Hospice, 5775 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Suite D850, Atlanta, GA 30342. The family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 PM Friday, March 25, 2011 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home 300 Simonton Rd. SW, Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046. 770 962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com