Gary James Flinner, age 78, of Prospect passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020.
Born July 26, 1941 in Zelienople, he was the son of the late James Ray and Viola D. Deemer Flinner.
He was a member at the St John’s Lutheran Stone Church.
Gary was retired from the United States Postal Service Bulk Mail Center in Warrendale. He also enjoyed being a life time farmer, where he raised beef cattle, made and sold honey from his beekeeping, and spent many hours tending to his trees in the apple orchard.
He was an US Army Veteran, who proudly served his country during the Vietnam era.
He was an active member of the NRA, enjoyed hunting, stamp and coin collecting, gardening, and farming.
He is survived by his children Dusty Gilliland of Butler; Travis Flinner of Prospect; grandchildren Luke Gilliland, Josie Gilliland, Kayla Wick, Damion Flinner, Madeline Gilliland, his former spouse and mother of his children Gloria Covert of Butler; and his nieces and nephews Stacy Houk, Tracy Petrus, Aaron Flinner, Matt Flinner, Josh Flinner, and Tammy Gaurrich.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings Larry Flinner and Sharon Petrus.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 6-8PM at the Edward L Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect. Visitation will conclude with Military Honors at 8PM.
The Memorial Service will be on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 4:30PM in the St John’s Lutheran Stone Church, 235 Stone Church Road, Harmony PA 16037.
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