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Gary A. Tarvin

October 5th, 1939 – October 28th, 2016

Gary A. Tarvin, age 77 of Astoria, IL, passed away at 4:20 am on Friday, October 28, 2016 at Graham Hospital in Canton, IL. He was born on October 5, 1939 in Lincoln, Illinois, the son of Harold and Bertha (Jones) Tarvin. On January 26, 1964, Gary married Caroline Sue Hamm in McHenry County, IL. She preceded him in death on March 6, 2014.

Gary was also preceded in death by one brother, John Tarvin.

He is survived by two sons, Eric Tarvin of Astoria, Illinois and Gary Tarvin of Sacramento, California, one daughter Lisa of Sacramento, California, and several grandchildren, including Eric Alan Tarvin of Astoria, Illinois.

Gary was a General Manager for K-Mart. He also worked as a carpenter.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Burial of ashes will take place in the Sheldons Grove Cemetery in Browning, Illinois at a later date.


November 6th, 2016

So sorry, prayers for your family, during this difficult time. Bob & Susie Bucher

November 10th, 2016

Please know we are keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers during your loss. Gary and Sue will now be together again. Richard and Sheila Krider