Gary Richard English

Male 1940 - 2015


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  • Born  11 Jul 1940  Cumberland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  2 Feb 2015  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Lovettsville Union Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I117  Virts
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2015 

    Family  Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
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    Last Modified  24 Oct 2015 
    Family ID  F74  Group Sheet

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    • Gary Richard English, 74, of Lovettsville, VA, passed away on Monday, February 2, 2015.

      Born on July 11, 1940 in Cumberland, Maryland he was the son of the late Addison "Jack" Richard English and the late Katharine Miller English. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his grandson, Joey Dant.

      He was a member of New Jerusalem Lutheran Church in Lovettsville where he served on the church council and as treasurer. He was in the banking business for 53 years. He was president of Independent Bank of Manassas from 1977-1995. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Manassas and the Manassas Historical Society. Gary graduated from Loudoun County High School in 1958 where he played basketball and football. He continued playing basketball and baseball in local leagues around the county throughout his twenties and thirties. He coached several Bath Ruth teams, Lovettsville women's softball teams and basketball teams. He was an avid sports fan who loved the Baltimore Ravens and Baltimore Orioles. He has enjoyed cheering on his kids, grandchildren and great grandchildren in all of their sporting events.

      He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Wanda Virts English; daughters, Denise Dant and her husband, Steve of Lovettsville and Lisa Gwaltney and her husband Dwayne of South Hill, VA; grandchildren, Michelle Small (Trent), Kristen Gwaltney, Jessie Snead (Brian), Daniel Gwaltney, Tamara Gwaltney, Gavin Gwaltney and Kyle Dant; great-grandchildren, Dylan Small, Logan Small, Talan Small and Nathan Thompson; and a loving sister, Dianne Moore.

      The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM and from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Loudoun Funeral Chapel.

      A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at New Jerusalem Lutheran Church with Pastor Andreas Armstrong officiating. Burial will follow at Lovettsville Union Cemetery.

      In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Lovettsville Volunteer Fire & Rescue, P.O. Box 123, Lovettsville, VA 20180 or to New Jerusalem Lutheran Church, 12942 Lutheran Church Road.