Eugene Choin died Oct. 21, 2015 at the age of 75. He was born Jan. 31, 1940 in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
He worked as an electronic engineer, building for submarines, space programs, BART, working on the first computers, and designing his own video game system.
Mr. Choin was active in Madera County Search and Rescue, and the Rotary Car Club.
He was an avid antique car collector, inventor, and animal lover.
Mr. Choin is survived by his wife of 14 years, Yelena, a sister, four children, six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Oct. 30, at Palm Memorial Sierra Chapel in Oakhurst.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the Madera County Search and Rescue, Oakhurst substation.