Gary Alan Olinger, age 77 of Oneida, TN passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. Born in Middletown, Ohio on November 11, 1943, he was the son of the late Robert and Lily Strunk Olinger. He was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Darrin Olinger; companion, Crystal Hicks; brothers, Worley Olinger, David Olinger and wife Irene, Richard Olinger and wife Gloria, Kelly Stanfill and wife Dorothy, Joe Stanfill and wife Margaret; sister, Ruth Stanfill Hubbard and husband Chuck; brothers-in-law, Clell Reed and Johnny King.
Gary is survived by sons, Gary Olinger, Jr. and wife Monica and Joe Olinger and wife Tina; sisters, Bobbie Bell, Rebecca Daugherty and husband Eugene, Sue Reed, and Dorothy King; sister-in-law, Nancy Olinger; grandchildren, Ryan (Nichole) Olinger, Curtis Olinger, Britny Olinger, Brandon (Trista) Olinger, Logan Olinger, Race Olinger, Miranda Olinger, KellyJo Olinger, McKinley Olinger, Keeghan Olinger, and Mason Olinger; several great grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
Gary’s request was cremation.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
West-Murley Funeral Home is serving the family of Gary Alan Olinger.
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