Gary Lee Huston

Born: Thu., Jun. 21, 1945
Died: Sun., Jul. 19, 2020

Private Services


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Mon., Nov. 23, 2020
Location: Walker Funeral Home

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Gary Lee Huston, 75, of Winchester, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at his home.  He was born on June 21, 1945, in Winchester, to Clarence Fay and Beatrice Madonna (Harman) Huston.

Gary was a 1963 graduate of Lee L. Driver High School and attended Ball State University.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Purple Heart.  He worked at Red Gold in Geneva retiring in 2008 due to contracting multiple myeloma from his service in Vietnam.  He attended the Congregational Christian Church.  Gary really enjoyed his family.

Gary is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sheri (Holdeman) Huston; three sons, Shawn (Lissa) Huston of Virginia, Brad (Natalie) Huston of South Carolina, and Kevin (Amber) Huston of North Carolina; grandchildren, Conner and Kayleigh, Ella and Eli, Xavier and Kirianna; a brother, Francis Huston; step siblings, Donna French Thornburg of Florida, Gene French of Tennessee, and Duane French of Montana.

Gary is preceded in death by his parents; a brother Dale Huston; and his step mother, Doris French Huston.

A private family service for Gary will be at 1:00 p.m., on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at the Walker Funeral Home, with Pastor Rob Butler officiating.  Burial will follow at the Fountain Park Cemetery in Winchester. 

Friends and family may call from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on Thursday, at the funeral home.  Memorials in Gary’s memory can be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st St STE 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240. 

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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Tom Byrum
   Posted Wed July 22, 2020
Sending my prayers to the family.

Stephanie Pflasterer
   Posted Wed July 22, 2020
I am so sorry to hear this. He fought a long battle. I am praying for you and your family. In time your grief will get better, but the struggle will be there forever. I know first hand because of my huge losses. Just lean on God and he will see you through.

Robert J. Tylicki
   Posted Wed July 22, 2020
Gary and I hung out somewhat in high school. Pleasant and had a sense of humor. I believe his pharmacist brother attended Purdue during same time as my brother. I haven't seen Gary since we graduated, although much later we were emailing.

May God Bless him and his family.

Bob New Albany, IN

Donna Thornburg
   Posted Wed July 22, 2020
I will never forget Gary and his jokes and laughter. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Sheryl and Dennis Whitted
   Posted Wed July 22, 2020
Sheri and family:
We are so very sorry for your loss! He was a good, hardworking man and he will be missed.

Duane French
   Posted Wed July 22, 2020
We are saddened to hear of Gary's passing .Our thoughts and prayers are for you and your family .
Love, Duane and Genece French

David Kelly
   Posted Fri July 24, 2020
I'm really sorry we couldn't make it for calling but with my health, I only go out for doctor visits. Rest assured that our thoughts and prayers were with you and will continue. God be with you all.