A celebration of Gary Ben House’s life, age 69, of Jasper, will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 2, 2019 at Stringer and Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper with burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.at the funeral home.
Gary died July 29, 2019 at his home. He was a native and lifelong resident of Jasper. He was a 1968 graduate of Jasper High School. He retired as a purchasing agent from Louisiana Pacific. He was a member of the Jasper Emergency Corp for over 25 years. Gary Ben loved to spend time with his wife and children. They enjoyed fishing and horseback riding.
Gary is survived by his wife of over 48 years, Linda of Jasper; son Michael Rushing of Garland, Texas; Two daughters, Shana McCugh of Zavalla and Shelly Sowell of Jasper, Texas; his five grandchildren Dylan House, Ryan Kerl, Stephen McCugh, Garett Sowell and Braden McCugh and two great grandchildren Wyatt House and Grayson House.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom Ben and Nina Ferguson House.
Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Jasper.