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Brothers, we lost a good man, Delta NS Vn veteran Danny Gary, of Pittsburg, Texas. He died after an extended illness by ALS.
Danny Lin Gary, 69, of Pittsburg, Texas was born January 28, 1949 in Big Springs, Texas to Fletcher Henry Gary and Lois Blanche Wakefield Gary and passed away at his home in Pittsburg, June 23, 2018.
Danny served in the Army as a member of the 101st Airborne during the Vietnam War, member of the Greer Blvd. Church of Christ in Pittsburg, worked in the funeral industry at Texarkana Funeral Home in his early years and then in 1976 started working for Erman Smith Funeral Home in Pittsburg where he became co-owner before his retirement. He is also a member of Vietnam Veterans of America.
His is survived by his wife, June Rodden Gary of Pittsburg; daughters and their husbands, Amanda and Brian Trussell of New Braunsfels, Texas and Morgan and Jeff Frost of Omaha, Texas. He is also survived by his two grandchildren, Avery and Trent Trussell, 2 nieces, Sherry McFerran and Angie Powell, and a host of family and friends.
Danny was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Lynda Brown.
Funeral Services are scheduled for 10: A.M. Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Pittsburg. The family will receive friends between 5:00-7:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Allen Wisenbaker, Matt Harrel, Mike Reynolds, Mike Bailey, Dean Weeks, and Doyce Kennington. Services wll be officiated by Jonathan Whitaker.
Memorials may be made to ALS Therapy Development Institute 300 Technology Square, Suite 400, Cambridge, Ma. 02139 or the charity of your choice.
Our “Titless WAC of No Slack,” Danny Gary