OBITUARY

Gary Gene Cherry

March 10, 1954February 6, 2019

Gary Gene Cherry, age 64 passed away on Wednesday February 6, 2019.

He was born March 10, 1954 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Dovie E Todd and Robert L Cherry. Gary was married to Linda Cherry for 44 loving years. Gary loved his wife, children and grandchildren above all else and was the most wonderful husband, father, grumpy anyone could ask for. He enjoyed watching sports; especially OSU football and Thunder Basketball. Gary loved traveling Disney World with grandchildren and family, he enjoyed cooking out with family, playing with his grandchildren, sports cars, and listening to The Beatles. Gary is survived by his spouse, Linda Cherry; son, William Cherry; daughter-in-law, Jessica Cherry; daughter, Courtney Moad; son-in-law, Heath Moad; brother, Bill Cherry; sister, Carol Cherry; grandsons, Michael Duff, Gabe Cherry, and Lucian Moad; granddaughters, Nicolette Moad, Adriana Moad. Gary was preceded in death by his father, Robert L Cherry and mother, Dovie Todd Cherry; brother, Bob Cherry; grandfather, William Todd and grandmother, Lillie Todd; grandfather, William Cherry and grandmother, Lillie Cherry. A funeral service for Gary will be held Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Memorial Park Funeral Home, 13313 North Kelley Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73131. A burial will occur at Memorial Park Cemetery, 13400 North Kelley Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73131. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MemorialParkOKC.com for the Cherry family.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • William Cherry
  • Gabe Cherry
  • Michael Duff
  • Jacob Miller
  • David Perkey
  • Heath Moad

Services

  • Funeral Service Sunday, February 10, 2019
REMEMBERING

Gary Gene Cherry

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Karin Stafford

February 12, 2019

Gary Cherry was my go to guy at Triangle A&E since I have frequented there for thirty years. Gary took care of me and kept all of my art classes in supplies for three decades! I know there are so many teachers he took care of. I could always count on his good humor anytime I saw him. Laughter is about the best gift someone can offer another. Thanks for all of the laughs, Gary! He was such a gift. A life well lived, one who touched many hearts just by encounter. I still love though will be missing Gary Cherry.

Miks Garnett

February 10, 2019

Today we said goodbye to a man who's been like a big brother to me since 1983. Gary... You will be missed greatly by all of us at Triangle. We will remember your silly sense of humor, your laugh and your love of family. Today I realized that no one else on this earth calls me Mick. I will miss that every morning. Goodbye dear friend. I will never forget you.

Anne Harris

February 10, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Gary was a awesome guy and will be greatly missed!! Love and prayers to the family!!!

Eryn Jean Orcutt-Brothers

February 10, 2019

Uncle Gary always made me feel welcome even when I felt like I didn’t belong. He was kind, and funny, and I remember he always enjoyed a good joke. He will be sorely missed.

All my love,
Ery

Michael Duff

February 10, 2019

Gary was more than a kind soul.
He understood what it meant to be a good man, and a good father.
He held to his beliefes, but was willing to hear new ideas. He brought so much joy and passion to our lives.
Grumpy you will be
missed.

Rick Nyte

February 9, 2019

For me it was playing golf with him we always had fun. What a great man, husband and father.

Beau Nyte

February 9, 2019

Loved his laugh and knowledge of history on sports for me it was baseball ⚾️ and his approachability for anyone. Love y’all ❤️🙏

Gary Cherry

February 9, 2019

Such a kind and gentle man, always had a smile! Rest In Peace Gary! You will forever be missed! Love, Susan Wingfield

Stacey Parsons

February 9, 2019

Uncle Gary,
I don’t have one single memory without you smiling, that silly mischievous smile. I will always remember your happy and joking spirit. You always made everyone laugh. I can see you now telling your corny jokes to everyone in heaven. You will be loved and missed forever.

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts. Colossians 3:15

LaVonda Bengs Davis

February 9, 2019

Gary,
I’ll think about you often. I have some great memories of you and Triangle A&E.

I’ll miss you. But now you’re in a place where there is only peace, and there is no pain.

I will keep you and Linda and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

We will cross paths again someday. I was blessed to have known you.


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