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Gary Walter Creech

October 25, 1947 ~ April 7, 2019 (age 71)
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Gary Creech, 71, of Burnsville, on Sunday, April 7, 2019, sailed his last voyage into the loving arms of our Lord.  He was the son of the late Garland and Beulah Creech of Glenwood, NC.  Gary was a 23 year veteran of the US Navy.

He is survived by his loving wife:   Veronica Harrison Creech.  In addition to his wife, are four children:  Gary Creech, Jr. (Shannon) of Marion, Rebecca Fussell (Mike) of Marion, Venita Wyatt (Steve) of Newdale, and Michelle Hicks of Burnsville.  He has three devoted sisters:  Shirley Thomas of Marion, Doris Edwards (Gene) of Nebo and Betty Mace (Ronnie) of Glenwood.  He also has a mother-in-law:  Virginia Harrison; a brother-in-law:  Jerome Harrison; and a former daughter-in-law:  Tanja Blevins (Donald), all of Burnsville.  He has seven grandchildren:  Sarah Creech, Emma Hicks, Bryson Hicks, Evan McMahan, Brenna Hicks, Hailey Creech and Elijah Creech.  He has three step grandchildren:  B.J. Wyatt (Crystal), Megan Wilkinson (Chris) and Mallory Peterson (Blake); and, five step great grandchildren.  Gary also leaves behind a multitude of devoted friends who are his brothers and sisters through Christ.\      

Funeral services will be held at 2PM Wednesday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  Rev. Trent Honeycutt will officiate. Burial will follow in the Autrey Cemetery at South Estatoe Baptist Church, with military honors by Sgt. E. L. Randolph, Chapter 57, DAV.

The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.




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