of Jonesboro, AR
July 29, 1958 - January 13, 2022
Gary Lynn Ivy, 63, of Jonesboro, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022 at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. He was born July 29, 1958 in Jonesboro to Tom and Doris (Bond) Ivy. Gary worked as a truck driver until retiring. He loved singing, he wrote poetry and he was a songwriter and musician.Gary was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 43 years, Marilyn (Maxwell) Ivy; a son, Barry Don Ivy; and a brother, Ronnie Ivy.Those left behind to cherish the wonderful memories of Gary include his two sons, Brad (Jacqueline) Ivy and Perry (Marjorie) Ivy; two daughters, Tonya Ivy and Morgan (Tommy) Eagan; five grandchildren, Payton Ivy, Paris Ivy, Porcelyn Ivy, Mark Allen Ivy and Inman Eagan; a brother, Stephen Ivy; two sisters, Judy Brinkley and Marshia Vanslyke; and a special friend, Janie Selby.Chapel services will be 2 pm Tuesday at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home, 1900 West Washington Avenue in Jonesboro. Burial will follow at Nettleton Cemetery.Visitation will begin at 1 pm until time of service.In lieu of flowers, please consider St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 or www.stjude.org
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Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home
1900 West Washington Ave.
Jonesboro, AR 72401