TALLMADGE: Gene Stalnaker, a city councilman for 16 years and a retired banking executive with the former Falls Savings Bank, died Wednesday, MyTownNEO.com reports. He was 87.

He recently had stepped down from council.

“Gene was an exceptional leader and he will be missed on council and in our community,” Mayor David Kline told the website.

Read the full MyTownNEO report here.