Gary Douglas McElyea

  • Born: August 3, 1941
  • Died: November 24, 2020
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Wilson St Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory - Franklin Township Chapel

5950 E Thompson Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Tel. (317) 783-3653

Tribute & Message From The Family

Gary Douglas McElyea "Pap", 79, Indianapolis, IN went home to be with the Lord on Nov 24, 2020.
He was born in Lee County, Virginia on August 3, 1941. He was preceded in death by his parents Eugene and Edith McElyea, brothers John McElyea (Nona), Steve McElyea (Shirley) and sister, Sharon McElyea.
He is survived by his wife Bernadette, children: Lita Armstrong (Donald), Lori Scott (Steve), Timothy McElyea (Jennifer) and Gary Daniel McElyea (Velma). Siblings Mary Rollin (Bobby-deceased), Eddie McElyea (Jina), Kenneth McElyea (Sue), Judy Fuhr (Claude) and many nieces and nephews.
12 Grandchildren and 11 Great grandchildren
Justin (Brandy) Armstrong, Reagan, Easton, Rowan.
Jacob (Maggie) Armstrong, Lane, Cole.
Stephen (Kayce) Scott, Danica, Brooks.
Joshua (Tera) Scott, Taytum, Hunter, Rhett
Luke (Makala) Scott, Lakynn
Mark Scott
Kenzie Asher
Lillian McElyea
Addyson McElyea
Victoria Bailey
Lauren Oller
Matthew Deputy
He was married to Bernadette for 58 years. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 8 years, serving during the Viet Nam War as well as in the Philippines.
He retired from Citizen Gas & Coke, and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1120, where he held the position of Quarter Master. He spent many hours serving veterans with the VFW in the many committees he served. He enjoyed coaching his kids in baseball and softball, and giving pointers and words of wisdom to his grandkids. He loved watching Colts football. He LOVED God and his family.

Services will be private at this time.

Condolence & Memory Journal

I was co worker at Citizens Gas And Coke Utility

Posted by Robert Schreiber - Beech Grove, IN - Coworker   December 25, 2020

Linda Lee Wheeler, Gary you will be sorely missed

Posted by linda wheeler - Indianapolis, IN - Friend   November 29, 2020

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