Gary Calvin George of Livingston MT died at Livingston Health and Rehabilitation Center on December 23, 2023. He was 88 years old.
Gary was born April 21,1935, in Oakland California to Ruth and Austin George. Growing up with his brother Guy in California’s agricultural Central Valley, Gary loved farming and later earned a degree in Agriculture, first through study at Cal Poly, later graduating from Montana State University in Bozeman MT where met his future wife, Beverly.
Gary served in the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant, Junior Grade officer and then taught Agriculture in California and Oregon vo-tech high school programs. Gary left teaching after many years to farm in Eastern Oregon and later opened a very successful restaurant there. Upon reaching retirement age, Gary and his wife Beverly moved to Livingston, MT where they were active with multiple volunteer projects. Gary also served as a school board member and enjoyed singing, making dad jokes, gardening, hiking and fly fishing in the nearby Yellowstone River.
Gary is survived by his wife, Beverly and his daughters Mariada and Elizabeth.
Gary's family will receive friends on Friday, December 29th at Franzen-Davis Funeral Home, 118 N. 3rd Street, Livingston from 12:00 p.m. until the time of services at 1:00 p.m. Pastor Shad Durgan will preside. A private interment will take place at Parkview Cemetery.
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