Gary Lawrence Patrick, 84
Gary Lawrence Patrick, 84, of Osburn, Idaho, passed away April 25, 2022 at the Good Samaritan Society- Silver Wood Village of Silverton. He was born August 7, 1937 in Spokane, Washington; Gary was the son of James Robert and Margaret Helen (Johnson) Patrick.
Gary attended and graduated from the Wallace High School, Class of 1956. While attending High School, Gary participated in football and basketball. Gary played football in the snow on Teeter’s Field, on November 11, 1955, the last Armistice Day football game between Wallace and Kellogg.
Gary was united in marriage to Judy George on August 30, 1958 at the Congregational Church of Wallace.
Gary had served as an electrician for the Bunker Hill Mining Company for 27 years, until its closure in 1982. He then went on to work for the Idaho Department of Transportation for 17 years; Gary retired in 2002.
Gary served as a Boy Scout Leader. And in the early 1970’s, Gary and some other Fathers were instrumental in forming the Wallace Junior Football League, of which he also served as a coach. Gary had also coached in Minor League Baseball.
Gary loved and enjoyed his family, was a big sports fan and an avid Cubs fan; he also enjoyed camping and reading.
Gary is survived by one son Gary J. Patrick (Laurie) of Wilbur, Washington; one daughter Wendy S. Larson (Brian) of Lewiston, Idaho; three grandchildren Scout Laney Larson, Gracie Marie Patrick and Riley James Patrick. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Gary was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Judy in June of 2017, one brother Daniel Patrick and one sister Barbara Gibson.
A Celebration of Gary’s Life and a Reception will be held on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at the Kellogg Funeral Chapel of Kellogg; everyone is welcome.
Gary was a good man, who worked hard for his family. He was loved and will be greatly missed.
The family suggests that memorials may be made to the charity of the Donor’s choice.
You may share your memories of Gary with his family at www.shoshonefuneralservice.com
SHOSHONE FUNERAL SERVICES & CREMATORY KELLOGG, IDAHO is entrusted with services.