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Gary Lee Harwell


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Gary Lee Harwell Obituary
Gary Lee Harwell September 22, 1947 - January 13, 2013 Gary was born to Dave and Betty Harwell on September 22, 1947 in Bakersfield, CA. He passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 13th after a brief illness with cancer. Gary and his brother Danny spent much of their childhood helping around Ragsdale's Riding Academy which was owned by their grandparents Emmett and Bondie Ragsdale. Gary married his high school sweetheart Cheryl Carter on February 18, 1967 and immediately wanted a family. Gary was a devoted husband and father and his family is left with an abundance of memories of camping, boating, fishing, hunting and his love for old cars. He was skilled at competition shooting and was a member of two local gun clubs. Gary was preceded in death by grandparents: father, Dave Harwell. Gary is survived by his wife Cheryl, Children: Rebecca Jacques, Cyndi Cabral and Dwayne Harwell. Son in laws John and Steve. Grand Children: Leslie, Jamie, Stephen, Jeremy, Kali and Levi. Great Grandchildren: Mckenzie and Madison. Mother, Betty Harwell, brother, Danny Harwell. A memorial service will be held Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:00 in the main sanctuary of Valley Baptist Church, 4800 Fruitvale Ave, BKFLD CA. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 16, 2013
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