Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

March 2, 2013

Gary P. Sevison

April 12, 1941-Feb. 27, 2013

Delta, Ala. — Gary P. Sevison, 71, formerly of Elkhart, Ind., passed away at his home in Delta Wednesday at 3:30 a.m.  

Gary was born April 12, 1941 in Elkhart, to Paul V. and Hazel D. (Albright) Sevison.  

On March 21, 1987, he married Hilda M. Schieber.

He is survived by his wife, Hilda of Alabama; a son, Greg P. (Carmen) Sevison of Goshen, Ind.; two daughters, Sherri L. (Paul) Gardner of Goshen, and Kim J. (Marlin) Schrock of New Paris, Ind.; stepdaughter, Angela D. Nagy of Elkhart; and a stepson, Russell D. (Susan) Schieber of Elkhart. Also surviving are 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Roger L. (Pat) Sevison of Pine Top, Ariz.; and a sister, Linda J. (Gary) Hoyle of McMinnville, Tenn.

Gary served 15 years as a deputy sheriff in Elkhart County, Ind., and was also a town marshal of Syracuse, Ind. He raced hydroplanes with the U.S. title series. Gary was the lead singer of the band, Tempest. He enjoyed auto racing and was an avid Alabama football fan.  “Roll Tide, Roll!”

Visitation for Gary will be Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home, Elkhart.

Services will take place Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with viewing an hour prior to the service. James Minter of the Union Baptist Church in Alabama will officiate.

Burial will follow at Rice Cemetery in Elkhart.

Memorial contributions may be given to any hospice facility or to the Salvation Army.  Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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