Gary Allison


Gary Mont Allison, age 71, of Hazelwood passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021 at Haywood Regional Medical Center.

A native of Jackson County, he was a son of the late Mont and Pauline Allen Allison. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Johnny Allison.

Gary’s pride and joy was each of his grandsons. They meant the world to him.

Gary is survived by his wife of 37 years, Patricia B. Allison; daughter, Amy Bumgarner and her husband, Jonathan; son Wesley Allison and his wife, Bridget, all of Waynesville; two brothers, Keith Allison, and his wife, Suzanne and Ralph Allison and his wife, Belinda; three grandsons, Grayson and Hudson Allison and Lawson Bumgarner; and his little dog, Maddie.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021 in the Waynesville chapel of Wells Funeral Home with Rev. Philip Wyatt and Patrick Davis officiating.

Burial followed at Green Hill Cemetery. Nephews and son-in-law served as pallbearers.

The family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021 at Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Waynesville Fireman’s Association, 1022 N. Main St., Waynesville, NC 28786.

The care of Mr. Allison was entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville, and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at