Gary Lee Puska
Gary Lee Puska was born on August 23, 1947, in Magnolia, Arkansas to George and Maxine Buchanan Puska. He passed away Friday, August 28, 2020, in Groesbeck, Texas at the age of 73.
Gary was a 1965 graduate of Franklin High School and was a member of the Frankin Lions football team. He was employed with GTE-Verizon for 30 years before his retirement. He married Sally Walker on October 9, 1998, in San Angelo, Texas. Gary was of the Baptist faith.
Gary was respected and loved by all who knew him. He was called a great friend and was always there to lend a helping hand or give advice when needed.
He had a huge heart and a passion for coon hunting. He loved his family and will be missed by the many lives he touched.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Maxine Barnett; sister, Elizabeth Ann Puska; father, George Puska, and step-father, Raymond Barnett.
He is survived by: Wife of 22 years, Sally Puska of Lake Limestone; step-daughters, Kimberly Key and Rick Unfred of Grand Junction, Co. and Angelina Brock of Moab, Utah; step-brothers, Charles Barnett of New Baden and Richard Barnett of Franklin; Grandchildren, Felicia Ellison of Franklin and Jacqueline Wood of Rockdale
A private family service will be held.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research
Box 50 Memphis, TN 38101-0050.
McCauley Funeral Home. P.O. Box 454, Franklin, Texas 77856