Gary was a well known painter in Kennett and the surrounding area for many years while living in Kennett.
Survivors include one daughter, Kristi Stallings and husband, Robert, of Imboden, Ark.; two grandchildren, of Imboden; one brother, Kenneth Melton and wife, Delores, of Romeo, Mich.; one sister, Sharon Bailey, of Belleville, Mich., and other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m., Monday, Aug. 15, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, Aug. 15, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.