Gary Lee Doolittle

Gary Lee Doolittle, age 65, of Edmore, Michigan, passed away on Saturday, January 04, 2014. Gary was born on March 30, 1948 in Vestaburg, Michigan, the son of Marvin and Violet May (Wolford) Doolittle. He was raised in the Vestaburg area and attended the community schools there. Gary was self employed as a truck driver his whole life, driving for Ore-Ida Foods in Greenville, until his retirement in 1992. Gary was a member of the Sheridan VFW and the First Baptist Church in Stanton. He enjoyed sailing and cruise ships.

Gary is survived in death by three sisters: Mildred Sherman of Ionia, Betty Christiansen of Stanton and Wanda Braisington of Stanton and many nieces and nephews and friends.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Violet Doolittle; two sisters: Esther M. Doolittle, Frances Marie Doolittle and two brothers: Clarence Wesley and Orville Doolittle.

Funeral services celebrating Gary's life will be held on Wednesday, January 08, 2014 at 12 noon at Brigham Funeral Chapel, 423 E. Gilson Street, Edmore. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 07, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. also at the Brigham Funeral Chapel, Edmore.

Memorial contributions in Gary's memory may be made payable to the Lester J. Sitts, VFW Post Number 5065, P.O. Box 299, Sheridan, MI 48884 or the First Baptist Church, 134 N. Lincoln Street, Stanton, MI 48888.

Condolences to the family may be made utilizing the guestbook below.



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  • Margaret Rush (Wednesday, January 08 14 05:42 am EST)

    Our condolences to Mildred, Betty and Wanda in learning about the passing of your brother. Remember Gary from years ago, and so sorry to learn of your loss.

    With our sincere sympathy, Alvin and Margaret (Swartz) Rush

  • Kim Johnson (Monday, January 06 14 02:09 pm EST)

    I am sorry to hear of Gary's passing. . .I got to know him quite well in the last 6 years and I will miss seeing his face every month!! Rest in Peace Gary

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