Gary W. Auberry


Gary W. Auberry, of Cleveland, born on Oct. 9, 1952, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Saturday Jan. 23, 2021, peacefully at home after his long battle with idiopathic fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension.

Gary was FFA president at Bradley Central High School in 1970. He also served in the National Guard from 1971-1976. He worked and retired from Georgia Pacific with 47 years of service. He loved farming, deep sea fishing, watching his football games and spending time with all his family.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Jack L. and Essie Auberry; his paternal grandparents, Robert T. and Naomi Ramsey; his birth parents, Joyce V. Christenberry and Joe Bill Ramsey; his mother and father-in-law, Claude and Carrie Moore; brothers-in-law: Bryan Moore, Harold Moore and Alfred Casson;and his sisters-in-law, Lorine (Bud) Casson, Zulla (Cecil) Hall and Dona Moore.

He cherished all his time with his family.

He leaves behind his wife of 34 years, Brenda Auberry; his daughters: Crystal (Shawn) Metzdorf, Heather Nikki (Tim) Jolley, and Kimberly (Lee) Frederick; his sons: Tony (Enia) Bean and Chucky (LeAndra) Bean; his grandchildren: Katie (Adam) Tilley, Tyler Bean, Hannah Cooper, Joshua Bean, Jared Bean, Emily Bean, Owen Bean, Georgia Taylor Bean, Wade and Annslea Jolley; his great-grandchildren: Austin and Millie Blankenship, Emmalee, Mackenzie and Olivia Tilley; his sisters: MaryAnn (Ron) Hickman and Pamela (Rick) Ramsey; his brothers: Danny (Leslie) Black, Dowell (Cecilia) Black and Joe Ramsey; his sisters-in-law: Pat Casson, Sharon (Joe) King and Patsy Gennoe; his brother-in-law, Don Moore; along with several nieces and nephews.

Gary was loved by many.

As he requested, there will be no services.

Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, North Ocoee Street Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.


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