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Gary Anthony Garbas

July 9, 1939 ~ December 10, 2020 (age 81)

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Gary Anthony Garbas, 81, of New Concord, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020. He was born July 9, 1939 in Cleveland to the late Anthony and Vivian Alber Garbas. He worked as a coal miner for Peabody Coal and was a proud farmer. Gary served our country and protected our freedom in the United States Army. He was a member the VFW and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Surviving are his sister Sheila (Richard) Tatham; his daughters: Yvonne (Bob) Adair and Patti Hutchinson; foster children: Candie, Cathie, Dani, Ginger, Lynetta and Tina; grandchildren: Sydney Hutchinson, Kennedy Hutchinson, Jensen Hutchinson, Brian (Mary) Adair, Robert (Amy) Adair, Kelly White, Kim (Rich) Hreha, Heather Roll Newell and Wendy Roll; and many great grandchildren.

Gary was preceded in death by his wife Joyce E. Garbas, who passed away July 26, 2020 and his parents.

Visitation will be held from 11 am until time of services at 1PM on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 WEST MILITARY ROAD, ZANESVILLE with Bishop Mark Pumphrey officiating.  Public graveside committal service will follow at Zanesville Memorial Park with full military honors by VFW Post #1058 and American Legion Post #29.

Social distancing will be observed along with order of mask wearing.

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