Gary Matthew "Gumby" Garbe
44, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Franklin, IN. He was born on January 25, 1967 in Centerville, IL to Gale and Mary Lou (Reilly) Garbe. He married Crystal Bennett on June 9, 1997, she survives. Other survivors include his parents, Gale and Mary Lou Garbe of Glen Carbon, IL; daughters, Shae "Peanut" Garbe and Farrah Bastin, both of Franklin; sisters, Chris Shashack of Edwardsville, IL and Karin Taplin of St. Peters, MO. He was employed for many years by Crossroad Farms Dairy. He most recently worked as a manager at Advance America. Gary loved to be with family and friends. He was caring and helpful to everyone he met. He enjoyed numerous water activities such as swimming and water skiing. He loved tinkering with computers and could fix anything. He was a black belt in Karate. Gary was an avid fan of the Indianapolis Colts and Butler Bulldogs. A memorial service will be conducted on Friday, August 26, 2011 at 3 p.m. in Franklin Memorial Christian Church, 1720 Graham Road, Franklin, IN 46131. Friends may call from Noon until the time of service. Arrangements by Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home .