Gary Lynn Melroy, 66, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 10:44 p.m., Sunday, September 9th, while in the company of family members, at McPherson Hospital .
Gary was born in Quinter, Kansas on January 7, 1952, a son of Velva Pauline (Higgason) and Gean Gordon Melroy.
Gary attended elementary school, Quinter, Kansas and high school, North Platte, Nebraska. Gary then attended Mid Plains Vo-Tech trade school in North Platte, Nebraska for automobile mechanics.
Through the years Gary worked for Clark Hord printing, North Platte, Nebraska, Kansas Jack as a painter, P.E.M; Mid-Tech extrusion and was a machine operator for Viega Manufactoring all of McPherson, Kansas
Gary enjoyed shooting for his high school shooting team, of collecting antiques, working on small engines and spending time with his family. Gary was especially fond of Dee’s cooking.
Gary L. Melroy was united in marriage to Janet Marie Brown on June 22, 2002 at the Free Methodist Church McPherson, Kansas by Pastor Tom Mayse. Janet died January 5, 2015..
He is survived by his children, Tony Melroy and his wife Hollie, of McPherson, Kansas, Heidi Becker and her husband Bryan, of Barron, Wisconsin, Kevin Brown and his significant other Cindy Monts, of Salina, Kansas, Troy Melroy, of Wichita, Kansas; his siblings Jim Melroy and his wife Dee, of Windom, Kansas,
Lori Melroy, of Denver, Colorado and Gordon Melroy and his wife Joyce, of Cozad, Nebraska.
He is also survived by 8- grandchildren
Gary was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Janet and his brother Jay.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Glidden – Ediger Chapel, McPherson, Kansas, at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Tom Mayse officiating.
Burial will be at the McPherson Cemetery McPherson, Kansas at a later date
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gary Melroy memorial fund and they can be sent to Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home; 222 W. Euclid St.; McPherson, Kansas 67460.