Sept. 13, 1937 - Apr. 13, 2017 Vernon Wayne McGary, 79 passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017 in Pascagoula, Ms. He was born September 13, 1937 in Powell, Wyoming. Vernon had a great life growing up in Northwest Wyoming where he hunted, fished and enjoyed the peace and solitude of the mountains. He graduated from Powell High School in 1956 and Northwest Community College in Powell in 1958 with an AA in Engineering. He continued to attend college classes at several colleges, finally graduating from Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL with a Bachelor degree in Organizational Management and Communications. After graduating from NWCC, Vernon joined the Navy, attended flight school in Pensacola, Fl where he fell in love with the South. He moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 1962 where he resided and worked ever since. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilson Wayne McGary and June McGary Unterzuber. Survivors include his soul mate and wife Joy Gentile McGary, two daughters, Colleen (Matthew) Munley, Maureen (James) Conner, one son, Wayne (Susan) McGary, and one step-son, Douglas Robichaud, two sisters, Judy (Doug) Loyning, and Vicki (Ray) Tollman, two brothers, Gary (Lllli) McGary and Kevin McGary. Five granddaughters and one grandson, one great-grandson and numerous nieces and nephews. Private services was held in Machpelah cemetery in Pascagoula MS on Tuesday April 18 2017. Holder Wells Coastal Funeral Home in Moss Point MS in charge of the arrangements.
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