Gene P. Stickle, 86, a retired chemical engineer, died in Tazewell, Tenn., on May 23.
Born in New Castle, Pa., Stickle served in the Army before completing a B.S. in 1953 and an M.S. in 1954, both in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
During his 37-year career, Stickle was a specialist in fermentation and pharmaceuticals manufacturing for Squibb and Bristol-Myers Squibb in New Jersey.
He was an emeritus member of ACS, joining in 1956.
He was a longtime member of the Presbyterian Church of Jamesburg, in New Jersey.
Stickle is survived by his wife of 61 years, Cecil; sons, William and Douglas; and two grandsons.
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