Gary R. Whitford

May 15, 1942 — June 23, 2021
Thursday, July 8, 2021

Gary lost his battle with Leukemia and other health issues.

After graduating from Reed Point in 1960 he joined the Marines. He was stationed on a ship in Okinawa during the Cuban missile crisis. He was proud to be a Marine.

He did many different jobs; worked at Reed Point Sawmill when Barney had it (Glen Barnum), did highway construction, had his own logging company with brother Richard for a while. Other jobs also “Jack of all Trades”.

He was also proud of his native blood-Chippiwa-Cree.

Finally met his soulmate Charlene Horton (special ones Jenny & Lucy).

Preceded in death by his father and mother, 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Leaving behind 2 brothers Harold Whitford, Richard Whitford and one sister Leila Beckhardt and Alan. He had numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

With us always in spirit. A memorial service will be held at the Laurel Veterans Cemetery July, 15, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.