Gary Nathan Gruben, 71, of Weatherford passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017, surrounded by his family. Funeral service: 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 7, 2017, in the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel with Bro. Kerry Patton officiating.
Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Gary was born May 8, 1946, in Knox City, Texas to Charles and Pauline Smith Gruben. He was a member of North Side Baptist Church. Gary worked for Miller Brewery and retired after 44 years of dedicated service with the company. He appreciated all aspects of rebuilding and repairing automobiles; enjoying every phase from collision to mechanical.
Gary is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jackie Gruben; and his brother-in-law, Jay James.
He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Pam; sons, Doug Gruben, of Granbury, and Greg Gruben and wife, Kim, of White Settlement; sister, Paula James, of Weatherford; sister-in-law, Shirley Gruben, of Weatherford; and his brother-in-law, Philip Vandagriff and wife, Allison, also of Weatherford. Gary is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Published on July 5, 2017