Gary L. "Ben" Davy, 65, of Selinsgrove, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at his residence.
He was the husband of Sara (Strauser) Davy to whom he was married 10 years.
Gary was born on July 28, 1946 in Lock Haven, a son of Robert "Pat" Davy of Blanchard and the late Ruth L. (Roe) Davy.
Gary L. Davy
He was a 1964 graduate of Lock Haven High School, and Mansfield University with a Bachelor of Science in Education, and later received his Master's in Education from Elmira College.
Gary retired after 35 years from the Selinsgrove Center, and was previously employed with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and as a teacher and assistant wrestling coach for the Bald Eagle Area High School, Wingate.
"Ben" was a member of the Church of the Nazarene, Selinsgrove.
He enjoyed baseball, golf, fishing, hunting, traveling, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, and his dog Riffer.
In addition to his loving wife and father, Gary is survived by his two sons, Ben Patrick Davy of Harrisburg and Reed E. Davy of Camp Hill; a stepdaughter, Betty Dawe and her husband Kenneth of Canada; five grandchildren, Hunter and Garrett Davy and Austin, Colton, and Blake Davy; a stepdaughter, Kristen Knouse; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ronald E. and Sharon Davy of Blanchard and James "Tom" and Brenda Davy of Palmyra; a sister, Bonnie Ann McCloskey of Clermont, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews.
Gary was predeceased by a brother-in-law, James H. McCloskey.
There will be no viewing, and a memorial service will be held at a later date by the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of "Ben" to the American Cancer Society, Central Susquehanna Unit, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, Pa. 17701.
The George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 9366 Rt. 35, Mt. Pleasant Mills, is assisting the family with the arrangements.