Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

November 27, 2012
Gary J. Warburton

Obit Gary Warburton (1)Gary Jack Warburton, beloved father, husband, brother and grandfather, passed away on Nov. 21 at home due to liver disease and cancer. He was 73 and a half years old. Gary was born at home in Tooele on March 28, 1939 to Stewart Hustler and B. Katharine Tonioli Warburton. He graduated from Tooele High School in 1958. He was a member of the LDS church and married Patricia Gregrich Warburton on Feb. 14, 1964 in the Salt Lake Temple. Six children were born to this union. As a young boy, he learned hard work with his father and on his Uncle Bill’s farm. He served in the Army National Guard and Reserves from 1961 to 1969. He worked at Sperry Univac, Unisys, L-3, etc., and retired after 40 years. He was known for his hard work, dedication, humor and love, and taught his children the same. As a young father, he and his sons and daughter had a lawn-cutting business. He loved going out on the desert, motorcycle riding, hunting and traveling on vacations anywhere. His favorites were Canada and Hawaii. He loved barbecues in the backyard and was the grill chef at most of them, with his hamburger/potato mixture. He was preceded in death by his parents,Obit Gary Warburton (2) his sister Norma Lewis, infant son Kurt, son Bret Warburton (19), and brother-in-law J. Robert McLaws. He is survived by his wife Pat, children Mark (Jineena) Warburton, Grantsville; Greg (Amber) Warburton, Kristie Warburton and Jason (AmberLee) Warburton of Tooele; brother Allen S. (Nancy) Warburton, Ogden; grandchildren Richard (Britany), Kaitlyn, Garrett, Hailey, Allyssa, Race (Aly), Jordan, Jarom, Dylan, Bailey and Emma; sisters-in-law Judith G. McLaws and Deborah Gregrich; former daughter-in-law Jennifer Warburton; former sister-in-law Glee Foltz; brother-in-law Paul Lewis; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. The family would like to thank the angels of Harmony Hospice of Tooele, Dr. Sergio Abarca and all others who helped their husband and father with such special care. A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tate Mortuary on Nov. 28. Services will be held in the Tooele 7th Ward building, 1025 W. Utah Ave., on Nov. 29 at noon. There will be a viewing prior to services at the church from 10:30 to 11 :30 am. Interment, Tooele City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to your favorite charity or the LDS Church Missionary Fund.

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