Gary Warren Huntley, age 76, passed away Thursday, January 27, 2022, at home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on September 14, 1945, in Hollister, California, the son of Frank C. and Alice E. (Leach) Huntley. He spent most of his childhood in Saratoga, WY and then graduated High School in Riverton, WY. He went on to receive a degree from Billings Business College. He worked in the uranium industry for Federal – American Partners in the Gas Hills, WY and Exxon Highland Uranium Operations out of Glenrock, WY. He then transitioned to the oil and gas industry in 1985, starting with Phillips Petroleum at the gas plant outside of Douglas, WY. After transfers to Mountain View, WY and Riverton, WY, he was transferred to Farmington, NM in 1993 where he worked as a field operator until his retirement from ConocoPhillips in 2008. After retirement, he moved to Evanston, WY.
Gary married Maredith White November 7, 1969, in Riverton, WY. He was a member of the Abundant Life Assembly of God Church. He enjoyed family get togethers, wood working, gardening, fishing, hunting, camping, reading, and bird watching. He loved watching his three granddaughters play volleyball. He also enjoyed the blacksmithing and woodworking of his two grandsons.
Gary is survived by his loving wife of 52 years Maredith; children Nikki (Jon) Colson, Marvin Huntley, Kodi (Paul) Freeland; 5 grandchildren Kortney (fiancé Cody) Freeland, Kaytlen Freeland, Emily Freeland, William (Kris) Colson, Jesse (Mia) Colson; 6 great grandchildren Sky, Skylar, Rylie, Trenton, Baylie, and Tosha; a sister Doris (Joe) Apadaca. He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter Tosha Colson.
Memorial Services will be held Saturday, May 7, 2022, at the Abundant Life Assembly of God Church, 2190 Wasatch Rd, Evanston, WY. A time will be announced at a later date. Memorial gifts may be sent to Abundant Life Assembly of God in honor of Gary at 2190 Wasatch Rd., Evanston, WY 82930.
We would like to express our profound gratitude to Jason and the rest of the wonderful staff at Cowboy Cares for their excellent loving care of Gary and also to Brady for the weekly physical therapy.