Gary Carruth

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Gary Don Carruth was born in Oklahoma City, OK on October 1, 1971 to Thomas B. Carruth, Jr. and Nancy C. Fox, and passed away in San Antonio, TX on July 19, 2013. He proudly served and retired from the United States Marines Corp. He was the recipient of the Purple Heart while serving in Iraq. Gary loved to surf, hunt and fish. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sommer Jewel Carruth. Surviving are his mother, Nancy C. Carruth; father, Tom B. Carruth, Jr; daughters, Amber and Jade Carruth; son, T.J. Carruth; brother, Brandon Carruth; sister, Stephanie Adams; 6 nieces and nephews; and his fiancée, Amy Freeman. The family will receive friends on Monday, July 29, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Sunset Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. in Sunset Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Simper Fi Fund by going to or Paws for Purple Hearts by going to To sign online guestbook, go to

Published in Express-News on July 28, 2013
Gary Don Carruth
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1701 Austin Highway | San Antonio, TX 78218 | (210) 828-2811
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