Gerald Harley Ganyer

February 12, 1932November 19, 2018

Gerald Harley Ganyer, 86, of Hickory, passed away quietly on November 19, 2018 at Sherrills Ford Carolina Caring in Sherrills Ford, NC.

Born February 12, 1932 in National Park, NJ, he was the son of the late Henry Edmond Ganyer and Mary Molinea Adams Ganyer. He was a U.S. Veteran, having served in the Korean conflict. He loved to invent things and his mind was always working toward the next big invention.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ganyer.

Left to cherish his memory are four daughters, Suzanne Hartley and husband Mark of South Williamsport, PA, Cindy Wipf of WV, Penni Ganyer of Rimrock, AZ and Lisa Ganyer of Williamsport, PA; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild.

No services are scheduled at this time.

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Drum Funeral Home in Hickory is honored to be serving the Ganyer family.

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