Gene Bigsoldier Obituary, Death – Big Soldier, Sr., was born on February 9, 1950, in Pawnee, Oklahoma. His early years were spent southeast of Perkins, Oklahoma, living with his grandparents, Frank and Emma Tohee Kent, alongside his parents, Jacob and Rachel Kent Big Soldier. In 1955, the family relocated to Oklahoma City, where Eugene continued his education.
He attended Emerson Elementary and later graduated from Capitol Hill High School. Eugene’s life took a significant turn when he married Debbie Livingston. Their union blessed them with two children, Gene Jr. and Marcia. As a young father, Eugene embarked on a career path that led him to downtown Scott Chevrolet, where he started as an employee and eventually became the service manager.