Gary Michael Cava
July 15, 1948 – January 18, 2021
Gary Michael Cava, 72, passed away on January 18th, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. He was welcomed into Heaven by our Heavenly Father. Gary was born on July 15, 1948 in Chewelah, WA to Libero and Algene Cava. The family moved to Spokane, WA in the early 1950’s. He graduated from University High School in 1966.
Gary owned and operated Cava Painting for 53 years. He loved to travel, enjoyed fishing, and had a passion for horse racing. He was an avid sports fan, rarely missing his Cougars, Mariners, Seahawks and Zags.
Gary is survived by his sister, Gale Cava Logsdon, daughter Tammie Karras and son-in-law Sterling Karras, daughter Crystal Hamby and son-in-law Jerimiah Hamby, son Barry Cava, four stepdaughters Dana, Diane, Debbie, and Dawn, grandson Dylan Karras, granddaughter Felicia Karras, and grandson James Jordan.
He was preceded in death by his wife Sheri, his father and mother, his brother Dennis, and his life partner, Linda.
Gary loved life and lived it to the fullest. He would do anything for anyone. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, and grandfather and will live on in our memories.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date when allowed.
Thursday, February 4, 2021