As he fought for his life at Bayonet Point Medical Center, Pasco County Firefighters and paramedics returned to his house to finish the job he couldn't.
"While he was having his heart attack, literally in and out of consciousness, he kept begging me to figure out the sod," said Melissa, Gene's wife.
"We had to break the news that he’s having a heart attack and he was just overwhelmed,” said Jason Freiesleben, one of the firefighters who helped load him into the truck. He says Gene kept mentioning the sod and said, “this can’t be happening right now! I’m trying to lay sod!” FULL STORY