Gene Kaplan, 71, Sandy Springs, passed away peacefully October 20, 2015. He was born in Red Bank, NJ to Frieda and Abe Kaplan. Gene is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Linda; son, Jay and daughter-in-law Michelle; grandchildren: Drew and Phoebe; sister, Cheryl and brother, Bob. Sign on line guest book at www.edressler.com.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Weinstein Hospice. Graveside services will be held Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 3:30 pm at Arlington Memorial Park with Rabbi Albert Slomovitz officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta (770) 451-4999