McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Gary Lee Marr


Gary Lee Marr, age 60, of Smiths Grove passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at the Hospice House in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He was born on May 15, 1962 in Des Moines, Iowa to Joan Hughes Marr and Gary Lee Marr Sr.

  He is survived by his wife, Cindy Allstrom Marr of Smiths Grove; two sons, Kyle Marr (Lauren) of Bowling Green and Eric Marr (Lakin) of Lexington; sister, Angie Determan (Tom Pruett) of Comanche, Iowa; and one grandson- Jackson Marr also survives; and one aunt Judy Schaley(Kevin Hesse) of Clinton, Iowa.

  He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Agnes Marie Hughes; his grandfather, Gurden Hughes; and his aunt, Jackie Perry.


  Those who knew Gary loved him for his radiant positivity, resilience, and servant’s heart. An organ transplant recipient, Gary understood the value of gratitude and the power of faith. His laughter, strength, and friendly ear will be remembered by many.


  Cremation was chosen by the family. There are no services to be announced at the present time


Anonymous said...

Gary was a true inspiration to me with his upbeat personality long before he had his health issues. How handled all his surgeries and hospital stays only emphasized his spirit. Gary was a very special man and he will be missed by all who were lucky enough to know him. God bless Gary Marr!!
Howard Stuart

Anonymous said...

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know many, including the Clark family are praying for you at this most difficult time.🙏

Anonymous said...

Rest in peace my wonderful cousin, always in my heart.

Tammie said...

Rest in peace Gary! Much love to you my cousin!💔✝️

Gina said...

Gary was a huge force in mine and my family’s life. He fought hard to live the best he could. Love to his family and peace to them.

Anonymous said...

Rest in peace Gary. You were such caring and loving family man and a great upbeat friend always willing to lend a helping hand. You always smiled and made others smile with you. Prayers for your family. Cindy, Eric and Kyle (and families) we love you all and send much love, big hugs and prayers.

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