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Gary Dean Homesley

Jan 17, 2020 08:59AM

Gary Dean Homesley 

CHERRYVILLE – Gary Dean Homesley, 68, of Mary’s Grove Rd., Cherryville, formerly of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 at his residence.  He was born Jan. 15, 1951 in Cleveland County to Thelma Helton Homesley and the late Benjamin Stephen Homesley. He was retired from the construction business where he was a heavy equipment operator. Gary was an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting and tinkering on lawnmowers.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Steve Homesley.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his three sisters, Janet Ridaught; Betty Johnson and husband, Greg; and Lori Archibald and husband, Aaron Mark; step-brother, Jeffery Homesley; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 at 2 p.m., at Carpenter – Porter Funeral & Cremation Services with Rev. Leonard Bumgardner officiating. The family received friends Saturday from 1 to 1:45 p.m., prior to the service at the funeral home. A private graveside service will be held at a later date at St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Condolences may be made to

Carpenter – Porter Funeral & Cremation Services served the family of Mr. Homesley.