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Gary Wayne Esry

Date: Monday, December 13, 2021
Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Visitation Location:
Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home

Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Service Location:
Graveside Love Cemetery

Love Cemetery


Gary Wayne Esry was born November 30, 1955, the oldest son of James B and Evelyn (Chism) Esry. July 15, 1993 Gary was united in marriage to Nancy Sue Sorensen to this union daughter Ginelle was born. Gary started working for his parents at El Dorado Springs Esryís Livestock Auction at a young age. Gary was multi-talented able to work in mechanics to carpentry; he worked at Esry's Livestock Auction Company, Chevy Dealership, RediMix Companies in El Dorado Springs, Witt Engineering, and Barrington Manufacturing. Whatever Gary built or repaired, he excelled. Gary's favorite pastime was taking Ginelle to her singing events. She was his pride and joy. Gary had a love for flying; in 1994, he received his private pilotís license from Pro Flight Air. He also loved fishing and target practicing; he always waved and smiled at everyone. He enjoyed his morning coffee at McDonald's and so many other stories that could go on and on. A few months ago Gary made the most important decision of his life, by choosing Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior and experienced the rite of baptism with Nancy and Ginelle. Survivors include wife Nancy Sue (Sorensen) Esry, daughter Ginelle Sue Esry (Kody Skakal), son Brent Esry (Allie) of Costa Mesa, CA. Brothers Kent (Connie) Esry, Mark Esry, Sisters Cindy Esry, Wendy (Chris) Davis, Sisters-in-law Becky (Tony) Koger, Mary (Wayne) Nikodim, and several nieces and nephews and many cousins. Gary is preceded in death by his parents James and Evelyn Esry, father and mother-in-law Merle and Helen Sorensen.

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