Gary L. Nalley Sr., 71

OCT. 3, 1941-FEB. 11, 2013

February 16, 2013
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Gary Lee Nalley Sr., 71, of Boonsboro, Md., passed from this life Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at his home while surrounded by his family.

Born Oct. 3, 1941, in Boonsboro, he was the son of the late Howard Nalley and Leah C. (Kline) Nalley Stine.

Gary attended Boonsboro schools.

He was employed by R.F. Kline Inc. in Hagerstown.

He was a member of Sons of the American Legion Squadron 10 in Boonsboro, Sons of AMVETS Post 38 in Falling Waters, W.Va., and Improved Order of Red Men Tribe 84 in Williamsport, Md.

Gary loved to play practical jokes, and he enjoyed the outdoors. He mostly loved playing cards with his buddies at the Boonsboro American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Judy A. (Ebersole) Nalley; two sons, Gary L. Nalley Jr. and wife, Judy, of Boonsboro, and Michael D. Nalley and wife, Letitia, of Hagerstown; one brother, William Nalley and wife, Sharon, of Hagerstown; five grandchildren, Jerid Nalley and wife, Jessica, of Knoxville, Md., Bret Nalley and Amber Nalley, both of Boonsboro, and Misty and Tara Nalley, both of Hagerstown; and three great-grandchildren, Blake Nalley, Avery Ferguson and Aspen Nalley, all of Knoxville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Amos Stine III.

The family will gather with friends to share and celebrate Gary's life journey Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Clopper-Michael American Legion Post 10, 710 N. Main St., Boonsboro.

Memorial donations may be made to Sons of the American Legion, 710 N. Main St., Boonsboro, MD 21713.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at


This obituary was corrected on Feb. 19, 2013 at 12:22 a.m. to add two surviving granddaughters.

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