Gary Menninger



On Monday, May 25, 2020, Gary Wayne Menninger, loving husband and father, passed away at the age of 73.

Gary was born on May 7, 1947, in Quincy, Fla, to C.W. “Bill” Menninger Sr. and Elois Grimes Overhultz.

On July 11, 1971, he married Wendy Mary Farley. They raised a son and a daughter, Matthew and Abigail.

Gary was preceded in death by his father, Bill Sr.; his mother, Elois; and his brother, Bill Jr.

He is survived by his wife, Wendy: his children Matt and Abby Geisler (Menninger) and their spouses; his sister Dorothy Bischof (Menninger) of Dunnellon, Fla.; his brother, James “Tim” Overhultz of Lehigh Acres, Fla., and their spouses; as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Gary was a member of the Christian Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Sylva.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 6, at 4 p.m. This will be done by way of video conference.

Condolences can be sent to the family at 132 Woodtop Road, Sylva, NC 28779.