- October 15, 1946 - December 25, 2012
- Lima, Ohio
of Gary's Passing
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“So sorry for your loss Linda. I will also miss him greatly. He was a great guy. So sorry for the kids also.
1 of 13 | Posted by: Linda dayton - DAYTON , OH
“My condolences to the family, may God give you strength & comfort during this difficult time.
2 of 13 | Posted by: Barb A. - Lima , OH
“RIP my friend
3 of 13 | Posted by: Doug Carl - Friend
“I sure will miss his smile. And him singing and entertaining everyone while doing dishes at the Masonic breakfasts.
4 of 13 | Posted by: Brenda Dotson - wapak, OH
“Our love and sympathy to you, Linda. You are in our prayers. Joan and Ed
5 of 13 | Posted by: Joan and Ed Nixon - Lima, OH
“My dearest friend Linda, I am so sorry for your loss of Gary. He was such a fun person in my life. I will always remember the fun times I had with...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: tinea mcrill - RAWSON, OH
“GARY IS UP IN HEAVEN SINGING FR GOD AND THE ANGLES
7 of 13 | Posted by: JANET AND RALPH WHELER - LIMA, OH
“Even though we did not share our chidhood together,I knew you were always there somewhere .I was so happy and blessed when we met. I will...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Mottashed - Lebanon, OH
“DARLING LINDA WE ARE SO SORRY OR YOUR LOSS. GARY WILL BE SO VERY MISSED. HE WAS A GREAT GUY.TIME WILL HEAL, BUT NEVER BE FORGOTON. IF THERE IS...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: JANET AND RALPH WHELER - LIMA, OH
“To Gary Johnny n Matt I am so sorry for ur lost
10 of 13 | Posted by: Ashley - Dayton, OH - Friend
“Miss you Gary. I'm so glad I was able to spend time with him the last week he was with us. That was a blessing. Going to miss hearing him sing and...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Veronica Fox - Lima, OH - cousin
“Linda I'm so sorry. Prayers for you, your family, and Gary's family. May Gary Rest in Peace.
12 of 13 | Posted by: Jan Merritt - Wapakoneta, OH
Gary E. Igo, Sr., 66 of Lima, Ohio died at 11:21 AM on Tuesday, December 25, 2012, at his residence.
Born Tuesday, October 15, 1946 in Middletown, Ohio, he was the son of the late Dale Layman and Mary (Marshall) Layman who survives in Lebanon, OH.
He was retired from Birckstrom /Appleton Paper.
He served in the Army from 1966 until 1969. He was in the 101st Army Airborne in Vietnam.
He was a plural member of Ft. Amanda Lodge 706, F&AM; and Lima Lodge #205 F&AM, White Shrine of Jerusalem; 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason-Valley of Dayton. Past President of the 10th Masonic District Assoc., a member and Patron of the Amaranth, Antioch Shrine, Lima Shrine Club. He was a member of VFW Post #1275 Lima. He enjoyed visiting his grandson, fishing, being with his companion Linda Welker, sitting in the sun, and being a Mason. Gary never knew a stranger. He loved cook outs and singing Karaoke and Christian songs and always having fun.
Surviving are his companion Linda Welker, three sons, Gary Igo, Jr., Jonathon Howard Igo ,and Matthew Dwane Igo all of Dayton and a daughter, Mistina Lynn (Charles) Cox of Ft. Collins, CO., He also survived by a grandson Kenny Cox of Ft. Collins, CO, also a brother, Mark Eugene (Sharon) Davis of Virginia, five half-brothers; Stephen (Teresa) Shutts of Blanchester, OH, David (Teresa) Shutts of Cuba, OH,, James (Debbie) Shutts of Clarksville, OH, Michael (Sondra) Shutts of Leesburg, OH , Mark Layman of Cincinnati, OH , two half-sisters; Linda (Ralph) Mottashed of Lebanon, and Donna (Robert) Carter of Cincinnati.
He was preceded in death by his adoptive parents Robert W. and Margaret May Igo, and a half-sister Diane Cornett.
Interment will be in Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, OH
The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Saturday, December 29, 2012, at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home. Following visitation there will be a Masonic Service conducted by Ft. Amanda Lodge 706, followed by a Masonic Rite Ring Service and a White Shrine Service .
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com