Gary L. Gullett, 75, of Benton passed away Sunday afternoon, Oct. 26, 2014 at Franklin Hospital in Benton.
Gary was born in Harrisburg, IL on Jan. 28, 1939, the son of Herbert and Sybil (Ward) Gullett.
Gary married Carole (Rodgers) on August 10, 1975 and she survives.
Gary was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church. He was the former owner and operator of Immediate Cleaners in Benton. Gary was a member of the Liars’ Club and was a Mason.
Gary is survived by his wife, Carole, of Benton, four children, Randy Gullett and wife Martha, of Kissimmee, FL, Robin Rister and husband Darrell, of Harrisburg, IL, Jami Roe and husband Brian of Harrisburg, IL, Matt Fritch and wife Rena of Metropolis; two grandchildren, Olivia and Alex and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 at Immanuel Baptist Church in Benton with the Rev. Sammy Simmons, the Rev. Eddie Paul Davis and the Rev. Bill Carter officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Lawn Cemetery in Harrisburg, IL. Visitation will be after 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the church.
The Morton & Johnston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.