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Gary Bernard Booker, 62


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Gary Bernard Booker

Gary Bernard Booker, 62, of Wrangell, Alaska passed away peacefully June 4, 2016 at the Wrangell Medical Center.

Gary was born April 23, 1954 in Everett, Wash. and was the eldest of six children.

He fell in love with

Wrangell in 1989 after making the long trek from Washington. Gary loved the outdoors;

camping, hunting, fishing, clam digging and picking berries were among his favorite activities. He also held interests in photography and geology. He loved the Seattle Seahawks, displaying his true 12th man pride since their inception in 1976.

He worked for many years at Sea Level Seafoods doing a variety of tasks since first employed, his last

title was Quality Control Manager.

He was preceded in death by his father Harold Booker; his step-father Robert Ross; sisters Deborah Nations and Linda Lovelady.

He is survived by his

mother Lola Ross; brothers Richard, Timothy and Randy; his former spouse Kelly Schellenberger; their two

children Shannon Booker (Earl) and Christopher (Dixie) Booker and his grandchildren

Robyn, Killian, Angus,

Brogan and Thorin, as well as numerous other extended

family and friends.

Funeral services will be announced at a later date.


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