- May 10, 1949 - May 24, 2003
- San Antonio, Texas
of Gary's Passing
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“Remembering many of Gary's wonderful years with saddest heart. Deepest sympathy To Shirley and Erik.
1 of 40 | Posted by: Doreen Ulberg - White Cloud, MI
“Gary was one of many of my big buddies when I was growing up. I will miss him coming hunting.
2 of 40 | Posted by: Jed Ulberg - White Cloud, MI
“Shirley, I remember what a beautiful family you all are. You and ErikI can't believe he's going to be an Aggie real soon---it seems like yesterday...Read More »
3 of 40 | Posted by: Martha Raabe - Conroe, TX
“Dear dear Shirley,
Please accept my love and deep sympathy for your loss of your husband. You and your son Erik are in my heart and prayers.
Love,...Read More »
4 of 40 | Posted by: Evie Kness - Houston, TX
“Shirley, my daughter, Peggy Husky, told me about the loss of your dear husbank. Please accept my sincere sympathy.
5 of 40 | Posted by: Norma Vorpahl - San Antonio, TX
“Shirley and Erik,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow.
6 of 40 | Posted by: Michelle Case and Family - TX
“He was a man who was even tempered, easy to work with and was always willing to do what it took to be the best at what he did. It was truly an honor...Read More »
7 of 40 | Posted by: Joseph Mlodzianowski - TX
I am so sorry. I pray that God will give you and Erik and all the family the perfect peace that only He can give.
DianeMartinNoskrent...Read More »
8 of 40 | Posted by: Diane Noskrent - Conroe, TX
“May our thoughts and prayers be with the family during this difficult time.
Allen Kechejian, Jose Yagual, Dennis Kelly, David Mercado, Rich...Read More »
9 of 40 | Posted by: The Walt Disney World Vehicle and Tram Maintenance Departments - FL
“I was so saddened to hear of the passing of your husband. Please know you are in my prayers.
10 of 40 | Posted by: Sally Bailey - San Antonio, TX
“Shirley and Erik,
I am saddened to hear of your loss. Shirley I can't believe your baby is graduating. But then I'm a grandmimi and that's hard to...Read More »
11 of 40 | Posted by: Rhonda Franks - Garland, TX
“I worked with Gary at Santa Rosa's Information Mgmt. Dept. He was our manager for several years. I will remember him as a very caring, fun loving...Read More »
12 of 40 | Posted by: Leslie Valadez - San Antonio, TX
“He was a Great Boss and a Good Friend. His stories of going home to be with his family up north were always amusing. He said some called it hunting...Read More »
13 of 40 | Posted by: Jesse Sanchez - San Antonio, TX
“We are very saddened and shocked over Gary going home to be with the Lord. Please let us know if there is anything at all we can do for you. There...Read More »
14 of 40 | Posted by: Carl,Lynda, Chelsea and Matt Blow - TX
“Gary, it's been a long time since we all met but it went by in an instant. How was I to know you would turn out to be such a good friend? I will miss...Read More »
15 of 40 | Posted by: Jill Criswell - Pleasanton, TX
“Peace be with you.
16 of 40 | Posted by: Pat Daniels - San Antonio, TX
“Shirley, I am so saddened to hear about Gary. I worked with him during the entire time he was at Santa Rosa. We always had such enjoyable...Read More »
17 of 40 | Posted by: Mary Ann Pittman - San Antonio, TX
“Shirley, We are very saddened to learn of your loss. Please know that our sympathy and love are with you while you work through this difficult time.
18 of 40 | Posted by: Bella Garza and Beth Crabb - TX
“Dear Shirley, Erik, & Family,
We first met Gary in early 1970's--a hippy-ish guy who won our hearts. Lastly, a businessman in suit & tie.
We're so...Read More »
19 of 40 | Posted by: Jean Teichman - Sodus, MI
“We'll miss you on the open road.
20 of 40 | Posted by: Dr. and Mrs. Mark B. Lyles - TX
“Shirley we send our love and thoughts to you at this time. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers.
21 of 40 | Posted by: Delia Steinmetz - San Antonio, TX
I have missed you this year and I am so sorry that I am contacting you at such a sad time. I cannot express in words how much...Read More »
22 of 40 | Posted by: Lynn Lavelle - San Antonio, TX
“Dear Shirley,Erik and family,
We are so very sad to learn of Gary's passing - it's very hard to believe. We have always treasured our memories of...Read More »
23 of 40 | Posted by: Phillip & Mary Jo Terrell / Family - TX
“Ronnie and I remember what a kind, gentle person Gary was. He also had a quick wit and seem to always have a smile on his face and funny comment. ...Read More »
24 of 40 | Posted by: Peggy & Ronnie Husky - Spring, TX
“The Gary I came to know was alway of good heart and I feel his last moments where doing something that made him happy with someone he loved very much...Read More »
25 of 40 | Posted by: Clark McCaskill - San Antonio, TX
“Our deepest sympathies to Shirley and Erik.
26 of 40 | Posted by: Al & Susan Bulgawicz - Cypress, TX
“Gary was the best, he was always kind person. He will be missed. I think of him when the Air show comes to Houston.
27 of 40 | Posted by: Mary Herndon - Houston, Texas, TX
“Although I never had the opportunity to get know Mr. Gebhardt, I believe the fact that he's raised such a fine son speaks volumes about the man. As...Read More »
28 of 40 | Posted by: Matt McDaniel - San Antonio, TX
“My thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless
29 of 40 | Posted by: adriana - san antonio, TX
“I always enjoyed being Gray's friend at Grandville High School and will miss him dearly. I know that he is in a better place. I will continue to pray...Read More »
30 of 40 | Posted by: Norman Chapin - Grandville, MI
I am Peggy Husky's sister. Gary's death has hit hard for her and others at Hirsch. I wanted to send my thoughts and prayers to you at this...Read More »
31 of 40 | Posted by: Geri Williams - San Antonio, TX
“You are in our thoughts and prayers.
32 of 40 | Posted by: Leticia, Jennifer and Stephanie Medcalf - TX
“Shirley and Eric -
My thought and prayers are with you today. I worked with at American General in Houston. He spoke of you often and sweetly. You...Read More »
33 of 40 | Posted by: Rick Davila - Houston, TX
“Words cannot express my sorrow and sadness at the loss of Gary. Our prayers & condolences go out to all his family and friends. May his spirit ride...Read More »
34 of 40 | Posted by: Jim Criswell - Pleasanton, TX
“I was great friends with Gary while at Grandville High school and on the swim team. He will be sadly missed. May the Lord watch over him now and may...Read More »
35 of 40 | Posted by: Bob Sanford - Wyoming, MI
“Gary, Ride with the wind!
May GOD watch over your family!!
Southern Cruisers Riding Club
Hill Country Chapter
36 of 40 | Posted by: Gunslgr - Austin, TX
“Gary was a family man, a fun loving person and a great person to work with. He will be greatly missed.
37 of 40 | Posted by: Julie Chase - San Antonio, TX
“Shirley ...Gary was a real hard worker, and he knew how to enjoy life. He always gave 150% in everything. He will be missed, but he will always be ...Read More »
38 of 40 | Posted by: Julie Chase - San Antonio, TX
“Dear Shirley and Erik,
I had the great pleasure to work with Gary on projects that the hospital undertook and really enjoyed working with him. You...Read More »
39 of 40 | Posted by: Joey Barnes, GE Medical Systems Information Technologies - TX
I'm going to miss your smile when something tickled you and your ability to remain calm and gracious when the rest of us were not able to...Read More »
40 of 40 | Posted by: Dan Kilgore - San Antonio, TX
Gary R. Gebhardt, age 54, died on Saturday, May 24, 2003 in San Antonio, TX. He was born May 10, 1949 in Grand Rapids, MI.
Gary loved being a private pilot and riding his motorcycle. He served as treasurer of South Texas Healthcare Federal Credit Union. Gary was a member of the AOPA, Harley Owners Group and a veteran of the Viet Nam era.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Shirley; son, Erik; parents, Raymond and Virginia Gebhardt of Sorrento, FL; brother, Karl Gebhardt; sister, Mary Stubits; sister, Lisa Walley and husband, Daryl; and numerous nieces and nephews.