Funeral services for Gary E. Stites, Sr., 67, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, with Reverend Kenneth McIntire officiating. Cremation-With-Care will be provided by Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home & Crematory
The son of the late Fred Lee Stites and Mary Juanita (Sexton) Stites, Gary was born on Nov. 11, 1950, in San Jose, Calif., and passed away on Aug. 5, 2018, in a Oklahoma City hospital.
Gary grew up and graduated from high school in California. He was a loving father, grandfather and friend to all. Gary was a hard-working man that owned and ran a local roofing company in Ardmore for 30-plus years. He enjoyed fishing, going to the casino and spending time with his family and friends. Gary was also a very giving man that helped many who he encouraged throughout his life.
He is survived by his daughter, Deanna Lee Stites; sons, Gary Stites, Jr., and Richard Stites and wife Ashley; grandchildren, Jessica Stites Bonilla, Gabrielle De La Torre, Alyssa Lee De La Torre, Haley Houser and Hunter Reames; brothers, Johnny Stites and Chris Stites; sisters, Mary Ann Hawkins, Carol Bradley, Linda Stites, Anita Stevens and Denise Hall; many nieces, nephews and extended family. Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara Kannely Stites;  grandson, Josiah Santos Duyao; brothers, George Duggan, Don Stites, Roger Stites and Freddie Stites.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.