May 18, 1953 - July 15, 2019

Gary began working in the Caddo Parish Clerk's Office in 1975 and was promoted to Chief Deputy in 1987. He assumed the office of Caddo Parish Clerk of Court on July 1, 2000 and was re-elected for terms beginning July 1, 2004, July 1, 2008 and July 1, 2012. He retired from the Clerk's Office on June 30, 2016.

Gary was a Certified Clerk of Court and had been an instructor for the LSU Clerk of Court Institute for the certification of Clerks of Court and Deputy Clerks in the State of Louisiana. He was also an active member of the International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials and Treasurers, the Caddo-Bossier Association for Retarded Citizens, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, and Holy Angels.

He was a past president of the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association, the Retirement and Relief Board of the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association, and the Louisiana Clerks Remote Access Authority Board.

Gary was married to the former Marianne Dean and was the father of three girls, Holly and twins Annie and Amie. He also had four grandchildren that he adored. He loved golfing, hunting, boating and fishing. He will be sorely missed by all.