Paul "Gene" Hoult, age 71, of Cornelia, GA and formerly of Hagerstown, MD, passed away peacefully on September 19, 2014, at the Mayo Clinic in Florida due to complications from Familial Amyloidosis. Gene was born in Red House, MD, on October 30, 1942 to the late Martha Vera (Riley) and Ralph Hoult. Gene is survived by his wife of 23 years, Evelyn (Marshall) Hoult of Cornelia, GA. He graduated from North Hagerstown High School in 1960 where he played football and ran track. His 4 x 100 relay team still holds the school record. Gene attended Auburn University, becoming a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. In 1965, he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Architectural Design and Construction. He loved football and his Auburn Tigers, and had been a longtime football referee in Washington County, MD. Gene worked for many years at M.S. Johnston Co. in Hagerstown, MD, before becoming a sales manager at Hill Phoenix, Inc., where he was passionate about his job servicing the Publix Supermarket account. He retired in November 2011 to his home in GA, where he became a member of the Nacoochee Presbyterian Church in Sautee, GA. Gene is survived by three children with his former wife, Nicky Hoult, of Port Orange, FL: son Chris Hoult and his wife, Rixey, of Frederick, MD; son Steve Hoult and his husband, Rick Bane, of Lewes, DE; and daughter Jenny Sager and her husband, Mick, of Lincoln, NE. His grandchildren include, Nick and Jessie Hoult, and Kyle, Ben and Josh Sager. He is also survived by his identical twin, Thomas "Dean" Hoult and his wife, Sherry (Wine) of Crosslake, MN, plus several nieces and nephews who will miss him very much. He was preceded in death by three siblings; Eleanor Chronister, Mary Johnson, and Robert Hoult. Gene was courageous in his battle against this disease, keeping his sense of humor and steadfast faith in God. He exemplified grace, acceptance, and hope, and will be missed by so many whose lives he touched