Gary N. Hepinstall


Birth: May 24th, 1948
Death: December 31st, 2012
Age: 64 years
Residence:Midland
Survived By: He is survived by his wife Debbie Hepinstall of Midland; son Scott Hepinstall of Saratoga Springs UT; daughter and son in law, Sarah and Travis Rundle of Bloomington IL. Gary loved being a Grandpa to his two grandchildren, Tyler and Rachel Rundle. He is also survived by his mother Alice Hepinstall, his sister and brother-in-law Marilynn and Bill Watkins; and sister Laurie Hepinstall, all of Midland; and by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Bobby Hepinstall, and a sister Amanda Hepinstall.
Affiliations: Hepinstall Construction Company, Sons of the Union Army, Our Savior Lutheran Church, Midland County Sheriff Reserve Association, Nehil Lumber, Design Craftsman, First Calvary Division
 
Served In: Army
Years Served: 1970 - 1972
 

Gary N. Hepinstall, 64 of Midland, died Saturday, December 29, 2012 at MidMichgan Medical Center.  He was born in Midland on May 24, 1948, son of the Bobby and Alice (Hammond) Hepinstall. 

 

He married the former Debbie Scribner on September 12, 1976 in Midland.  Gary attended Midland Public Schools graduating from Central Michigan University in 1970 with a Bachelor’s degree and later received his Master’s degree from CMU in 1989.  He served in the U.S. Army from 1970-1972 as a sergeant in the First Calvary Division in Viet Nam. After returning from military service, Gary was employed at Nehil Lumber, then started Hepinstall Construction Company and finished his career at Design Craftsman in 2005.  He was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Midland and a member of Sons of the Union Army.  He also served on the Midland County Sheriff Reserve Association from 1974-2007.  Gary was an avid outdoorsman and especially loved his annual fishing trip to Curtis in the U.P. on South Manistique Lake. 

 

He is survived by his wife Debbie Hepinstall of Midland; son Scott Hepinstall of Saratoga Springs UT; daughter and son in law, Sarah and Travis Rundle of Bloomington IL.  Gary loved being a Grandpa to his two grandchildren, Tyler and Rachel Rundle.  He is also survived by his mother Alice Hepinstall, his sister and brother-in-law Marilynn and Bill Watkins; and sister Laurie Hepinstall, all of Midland; and by many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his father Bobby Hepinstall, and a sister Amanda Hepinstall. 

 

Funeral services for Gary will take place 11 a.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013 from the Our Savior Lutheran Church with Pastor Larry Wright officiating.  Interment will follow in Poseyville Cemetery with military honors presented by the Midland Area Veterans and the United States Department of the Army.  Family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Ware Smith Woolever Funeral Home, 1200 West Wheeler Street, and at the church on Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of the service.  Per Gary’s request, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or the charity of one’s choice.     

 



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