November 11, 1939 ~ May 29, 2003
Pastor Gene David Vreeland
departed this life and entered into the presence of his Lord last Thursday, May 29 in Torrance. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, November 11, 1939, Pastor Gene was 63. He was educated at Simpson Bible College and California Graduate School of Theology and ordained for the ministry of the Gospel by Riverview Baptist Church in Pittsburg, California, which he served as youth pastor and pastor. In 1987 he became pastor of South Bay Baptist-Cornerstone Community Church, Torrance, and served till his retirement in December of 2001. He is survived by his loving wife Sylvia, daughter Joy and son Tim; brother Sid and sisters Irene and Pearl. A service celebrating his life, ministry and confidence in Jesus Christ will be held Monday, June 2, 1:00 p.m. at the Pacific View Baptist Church, 4345 Emerald St., Torrance. The family will greet friends between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Sunday at the White and Day Colonial Chapel, 901 Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach.
Instead of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Pacific View Baptist Church for the Vreeland Memorial Fund.
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