UHAZY, Gary Grant, 72, of Almar Lane St. Clairsville, OH, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at OSU Medical Center, Columbus, OH.
He was born January 6, 1941 at Duncanwood, OH, a son of the late Steve and Amelia Ballog Uhazy.
Gary was a retired foreman for Consol Energy for 36 years, the former owner of Gary's Bar and Gary and Trudy's Gasthaus.
He was an Army veteran of the Viet Nam War, Past Commander of Legion Post 159 and a Charter Member & Past Governor of Moose Lodge 2504.
Gary enjoyed bowling, collecting, feeding his birds, and most of all grillin' out, talking and laughing, and spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Jones.
Surviving is his wife of 43 years, Trudy Kuntz Uhazy; his children, Susie (Steve) Lucas, Bethesda, OH, Gary (Michelle) Uhazy, Columbus, OH; and Heidi (Jarrod) Robinson, Buckeye Lake, OH; three grandchildren, Katie Lucas, Camden and Zachary Uhazy; and his sisters, Shirley Turner and Bonnie Bailey; many nieces and nephews and loving friends.
Friends will be received from 2-6 p.m. Saturday at the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory St. Clairsville, OH where Belmont County Council of the American Legion will provide military funeral rites at 6 p.m. followed by Gary's funeral service with Jerry Gasper officiating.
In lieu of flowers please donate to the Belmont County Animal Shelter or the OSU MICU Sunshine Fund, 1140a, Rhodes Hall, 450 West 10th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210. The doctors and nurses and staff at OSU worked so hard with determination and compassion to try and save Gary's life. This fund will help support them in their individual times of need.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com.