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“ Just a thought about Gary Overstreet from his outstanding performances as the Searcy Lions quarterback in 1964 when I was a senior at Little Rock...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Larry Binz - Searcy, AR

“He was some kind of passing quarterback at Searcy High in 1964. I did some research and Conway and LR Catholic won but not without a struggle. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Larry Binz - Searcy, AR

“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Gary and Glen were good friends and worked well together in the construction business. Gary was a good man. I...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Becky Galloway Cochran - TX

“Marcia and I are sorry for your loss. We shared many good memories coaching our boys in Searcy baseball. He will be greatly missed by family and...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Danny Dobbins - Mabelvale, AR

“Carol, my condolences to you and the boys and all of your family members. My thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time. Irene Gray ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Irene Gray - Searcy, AR - Friend

“Blain,Thinking of you during this difficult time and praying that you and your family find peace in the coming weeks.Love,Jamie and Eric Bell ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Jamie and Eric Bell - Little Rock, AR

“Am very sorry about Gary. Will always remember all the Baseball games we played when growing up. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Mitchell Wood - El Dorado, KS

“I thought a lot of Gary & he will be missed by many. I will be praying for all of you, his family. May God comfort you at this time. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Steve Ward - Searcy, AR - Friend

“Carol Ann and family, so sorry for your loss. You will be in our prayers. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Elaine (Smith) Griggs - Clinton, AR

“Carol, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers going out for you and your family. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Tom Worley - Searcy, AR

“Carol, my heart goes out to you and the boys as well as other family members at this time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Irene ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Irene Gray - Searcy, AR - Friend

“My brother Gary will be greatly missed by my family. His big laugh, bigger heart and larger than life personality will forever be in my heart. I'm...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Lisa Barker - Denver, CO - Sister

“My brother Gary will be greatly missed by my family. His big laugh, bigger heart and larger than life personality will forever be in my heart. I'm...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Lisa Barker - Denver, CO - Sister

“We are saddened by the news of Gary's death. Our sincerest sympathies to his family and Mike, Keith & Lisa. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Byron Hawkins - Greeley, CO

“Gary was a good son, brother, husband, and father. He was a great athlete and a master builder. But to me, he was GARO my dear friend. I am...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Scotty - Searcy, AR - Friend

“I fondly recall our card games in my dorm room in 1965 as well as our "Searcy boys" intramural football team then. ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Jimmy Norris - Fredericksburg, VA


Gary Ray Overstreet, 69, of Searcy, Arkansas passed away Monday, March 21, 2016. He was born July 13, 1946 in Searcy to Raymond and Ozella Overstreet.
Gary was a home builder in Searcy for over 50 years. He enjoyed the outdoors and all aspects of sports in general, including his time coaching local youth on numerous teams throughout the years. But most of all, Gary loved and cherished providing for and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carol Wilson Overstreet of Searcy; three sons, Tyson, Blain, and Morgan Overstreet; two brothers, Mike Overstreet of Searcy and Keith Overstreet of Ft. Worth, Texas; one sister, Lisa Barker of Denver, Colorado; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Monday at Powell Funeral Home, Searcy. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday
at the First United Methodist Church of Searcy. Burial will follow in White County Memorial Gardens.

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2602 W. Beebe Capps Expy Searcy, AR 72143
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