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In Memory of

Gary Lee Leftridge

August 2, 1942 - August 3, 2017

Obituary


Gary L. Leftridge, 75, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 in Ann Arbor. Although Gary was born on August 2, 1942 in Galesburg, Illinois, he moved to Ann Arbor as a young child and spent his life here. Gary was a 1960 graduate of Pioneer High School. He met Margaret R. Hamilton at Everett's Drive-In on Stadium, marrying her in 1962 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. Mr. Leftridge was an automobile mechanic and later was a service manager for 37 years, working at Jim White Chevrolet and Rampy Chevrolet. In his spare time,...

Gary L. Leftridge, 75, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 in Ann Arbor. Although Gary was born on August 2, 1942 in Galesburg, Illinois, he moved to Ann Arbor as a young child and spent his life here. Gary was a 1960 graduate of Pioneer High School. He met Margaret R. Hamilton at Everett's Drive-In on Stadium, marrying her in 1962 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. Mr. Leftridge was an automobile mechanic and later was a service manager for 37 years, working at Jim White Chevrolet and Rampy Chevrolet. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting and golf with his son, woodworking and travel. Two of his favorite destinations were Toronto, Ontario and Disney World. After retirement, he spent time devoted to his daughter, assisting her with medical appointments, going to the store and various errands.
Mr. Leftridge is survived by his wife of 55 years, Margaret; son, Michael (Ann) Leftridge; grandchildren, Ashley (Rob) Barnes, Ryan Leftridge, Carli Wood, Ryann (Joel) Skrypec, Kenneth Crawford and Jacob Leftridge; great-grandchildren, Kaelin Wood, Owen Wood, Ava and Molly Skrypec. Gary was predeceased by his daughter, Kathryn.
A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date. Please share a memory of Mr. Leftridge with his family at his online guestbook.