Seeley, Gary

Written by David Green.

Gary Lee Seeley, 65, of rural Fayette,  Ohio, died Feb. 12, 2012, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio.

He was born Sept. 27, 1946, in Hudson, Mich., to the late Leo G. and Helen M. (Balis) Seeley. He married Gail Martin on May 6, 1995, in Fayette, and she survives.

Gary graduated from Gorham Fayette High School in 1964, and later attended barber college in Toledo. He served his country as a construction engineer for the United States Army. He enjoyed pulling ponies, coon hunting, and serving as a golf caddie for his nephew. Gary attended the Fayette Christian Church-Disciples in Fayette.

In addition to his wife, Gary is survived by two half-brothers; two half-sisters; two step-sisters, Linda Reisner and Carol Knepper; and an aunt Inella (Peg) Eidenier.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and several aunts and uncles.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette, with Pastor Gene Sugg officiating. Interment will take place in Prattville Cemetery at a later date. Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday and on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

Memorial donations are suggested to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.

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