12/15/2017 - Gary Dean Livesay
Funeral services for Gary Dean Livesay, age 62, of Hot Springs, SD, will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, December 15, 2017 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church with Father Claude Vershure officiating. A luncheon will follow at St. Luke's Parish Hall.
A memorial has been established for The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs.
Gary passed away on December 3, 2017 at Hospice of the Hills in Rapid City, SD.
Gary was born in Los Angeles, CA, to Charlotte and Orval (Maynard) Bland on July 20, 1955. He grew up in EI Paso, TX, and Louisiana. Gary married Shannon Livesay on January 1, 1989, in Ventura, CA. Throughout his life, he worked as a horse trainer, in construction, on the oil fields of California and Egypt, and at the Mammoth Site of Hot Springs. He was known for his sense of humor and giving heart.
Gary was loved by all. He is forever Shannon's sweetheart, his children's loving father, and a beloved brother. He will be greatly missed. May God be with you Gary, until we meet again.
Gary is survived by his wife, Shannon; children, Michael and Amy, Christa and Terry, Christian, and Lindsay; brothers, sisters, Donna and Jimmy, Carol and Richard, James and Beth, Gail and Keith, Bobby, Suzi, Scott and Jen, Lisa, Karen and Rick, Orval, and Raymond and T.J.
Gary is preceded in death by his mother, Charlotte Maynard Livesay; father, Orval Bland; stepfather, Charles Livesay; and grandparents, Amos and Flossie Bland, and Ann and Eugene Maynard.
The family of Gary Livesay wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Rapid City Regional Health Center, Cancer Center, and Hospice Center; St. Luke's Episcopal Church; Hot Springs community; friends; and family.
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