Gary Allen Coleman

Gary Allen Coleman

Dec. 17, 1939 – Nov. 28, 2021

Gary Allen Coleman, 81, of Greybull, Wyo., passed away at his home on Nov. 28, 2021. Gary was born in Denver, Colo., on Dec. 17, 1939, to Marian A. Coleman and Della V. Coleman. He was one of four siblings.

Gary completed school up to the 10th grade and later received his GED. He served in the Army in Korea for three years as a sharp shooter and doing automotive maintenance. Shortly after, he attended various technical and mechanic trade schools to train in diesel mechanics, and a darn good one he was.

Gary had three sons, Gary Lee Garner, Allen Jay Garner, and Randy Joel Garner, and two daughters, Dawn Michelle Snyder and Tracy Diane Aguilar. He married his late wife, Linda Aguilar, on Dec. 31, 1982, at their home. They moved to the Big Horn Basin area 25 years ago from Denver, Colo.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Linda Coleman; son, Randy Garner; and brother, Ronald Coleman.

Gary is survived by two of his sons, Gary Garner and Allen Garner of Colorado, his two daughters, Dawn Snyder and Tracy Aguilar of Thornton, Colo., and two sisters, Patricia A. Browning of Greeley, Colo., and Aileen Malone of Nampa, Idaho.

A memorial service was held at the Grace Southern Baptist Church on Dec. 4, 2021, at 12:30 p.m. The family will have another memorial service in the spring in Colorado. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atwood Family Funeral Directors