Gary was born on November 20, 1958 to James and Norma Norman in Butte, Montana.
Shortly after graduating from high school in Anaconda, Montana, in 1978, Gary moved to Bend, Oregon. While in Bend, he spent the remainder of his years building his company, Barnwood Industries, playing the guitar, singing like a songbird, enjoying the outdoors, and making numerous trips to Hawaii.
Gary never knew a stranger; his generosity, charm and gregariousness made him many lasting friendships.
He is survived by his children, Nick and Callie. We will be celebrating his life at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 1, at the Brown Derby Restaurant, 360 Brown Derby Ln, Anaconda, MT 59711.