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(June 13, 1934 – June 11, 2016)

William G. GaryWilliam G. Gary 81, of Midland passed away on June 11, 2016 at MidMichigan Medical Center. He was born in Saginaw, MI on June 13, 1934 to the late William S. and Marie (Fries) Gary. He married Julia Louise Schmidt on June 27, 1959 who predeceased him in August of 2004. William served his country in the United States Army from Jan 5, 1955 to Jan. 4, 1958. He then went on to work for GM as a mechanic. Following this William worked as a sheriff for Saginaw County starting in 1968 until he retired. While working for Saginaw his duties were jail, road patrol, booking, radio dispatch, road Sergeant, shift commander, juvenile officer, marine division, boating instructor, diver, finger print and crime scene investigator. He enjoyed his antique cars, sports and the Tigers. He loved gardening and wood working. William is survived by his sons, Douglas (Michelle), Daniel (Terri), and David (BethAnn) Gary and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Arlene (Gary) Richards.He is predeceased by his sister Ruth (Gary) Crawford. A funeral service will take place at Midland Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 with Rev. Jim Payne officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Military honors will be under the auspices United States Army and Midland County Veterans.Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Reach Missions and Ministries at Midland Baptist Church. On line memorials can be left at smithminer.com.