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“To the family of Gary, my family is in prayer for your family after hearing of Gary's passing. Although it had been many years since we saw each...Read More »
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Gary Michael Newberry Gary Michael Newberry, 58, of Savannah, Georgia, died April 16, 2013. He was born in LaGrange, Georgia on September 29, 1954, the first of three siblings to the late William (Tiny) Roswell Newberry and Barbara (Bobbie) Jones Newberry. He is also preceded in death by his canine companion, Bear. Gary graduated from LaGrange High School in 1972 and received a Master of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Iowa in 1979 as well as Juris Doctor in 1985 from Mercer University, Macon, Georgia. Gary practiced law in Savannah since 1986. He was a criminal defense and animal law attorney. His passion was animals and their legal protection, particularly dogs. He rescued many dogs, provided care and found loving homes for them. He served on the Humane Society Board of Directors for 15 plus years. He was a member of the Dolphin Project, a Savannah–based organization dedicated to the well-being of dolphins, and served as one of its boat captains. He was also a proud life-time member of the Dark Shadows Fan Club. His hobbies included boating, snorkeling, playing the guitar, participating as an extra in Savannah made movies, such as Glory, The Conspirator, and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil; and floating on a raft in the Florida Keys. He is survived by his wife, Pam Foster, step-daughter, Brandy Wall and her husband, Joe Wall; grandchildren, Claire Wall and Foster Wall, as well as his Grand-dog, Mable Wall; his sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Craig Hill, nieces, Catherine and Alison Hill; and his brother and sister-in-law, Craig and Leigh Newberry. As requested by Gary, there will not be a funeral. The family invites relatives and friends to join them in remembering Gary at an informal Celebration of Life on April 27th, 2:00 p.m., at The Landings Harbor Marina. (North End). In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Humane Society of Savannah, www.humanesocietysav.org/donate Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel

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