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File #: 0164X-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/31/2017 In control: Stinziano
On agenda: 6/5/2017 Final action: 6/8/2017
Title: To Honor and Celebrate the Life of Pastor Eugene Brundige and Extend Our Sincere Condolences to His Family and Friends on the Occasion of His Passing on May 17th, 2017
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shannon G. Hardin, Jaiza Page, Priscilla Tyson, Zach M. Klein

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To Honor and Celebrate the Life of Pastor Eugene Brundige and Extend Our Sincere Condolences to His Family and Friends on the Occasion of His Passing on May 17th, 2017

 

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WHEREAS, Eugene Brundige was an ambitious individual, a man dedicated on reaching every member of the communities he served in. He consistently demanded that everyone, no matter their creed or background, be treated with the same compassion and respect; and

WHEREAS, born in Athens, Ohio, and a proud alumnus of Ohio University, Eugene never forgot his Southeast Ohio roots and how they shaped him; and

 

WHEREAS, Eugene remained conscientious of the hearts and needs of the community, valiantly leading the congregation of New Horizons United Methodist Church in Columbus and serving as the Vice President of the Greater Hilltop Shalom Zone; and

 

WHEREAS, Eugene fought for equality in the State of Ohio, constantly mediating and arbitrating on behalf of Ohioans from all walks of life as a board member and former chairperson of the Ohio State Employment Relations Board; and

 

WHEREAS, we pray that memories of Eugene Brundige will forever and always be with the State of Ohio, the City of Columbus, and the Hilltop neighborhood. He was a passionate, caring, and loving man who made this world a better place; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this Council does honor, recognize, and celebrate the life of Pastor Eugene Brundige and extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends on the occasion of his passing, on May 17th, 2017.