Gary Allen Eury, 67, of Shallotte, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at the Durham VA Medical Center in Durham.
Born in Salisbury on April 2, 1946, he was a son of Evelyn Smith Clodfelter of Lexington and the late Glenn Leroy Eury. He was a U.S. Air Force
veteran, a member of the Holden Beach VFW
Post No. 8866, the Shallotte Moose Lodge and was a retired truck driver. Gary was a friend to all; he loved to spend time with his loving wife, his best friend Fred, his grandchildren, watch NASCAR, relax with friends and fish for that prized catch.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Susan P. Eury; a son, Dwayne Eury and wife, Amy, of Apex; two daughters, Tracey Thomas of China Grove, Michelle Reynolds and husband, Keith, of Ocean Isle Beach; two brothers, Bobby Eury of Salisbury and Ronnie Eury and wife, Kathy, of Matthews; two sisters, Glenda Sherrill and husband, Rev. Bo, of Kannapolis and Mitzie Ketner of Salisbury; four grandchildren, Eric Thomas Jr., Steven Eury, Addison and Lauren Eury; and his special canine companion, Fred.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 1, in Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Bo Sherrill officiating.
The family received friends prior to the services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made in his name to
, P.O. Box 78960, Phoenix, AZ 85062-8960, or https://secure.mdausa.org/donate/.
Private online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.