PLATTSBURGH — Gary L. Besaw, 67, died at his home on May 2, 2013, with his loving family by his side.
Gary was born on July 25, 1945, in Plattsburgh N.Y., the son of Fred and Millie (Larose) Besaw. Gary retired from Georgia Pacific, enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. Gary served in the U.S. Army from 1965 to 1968.
Survivors include his loving wife Diana Besaw; two daughters, Candi Besaw and Jessica Besaw; one son, Chris Besaw; two grandchildren, Austin and Brendan; one sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Don Heiricks of Minnesota; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Robert Besaw and Roney and Nancy Besaw; stepchildren Sherri Sotak, Sunshine Sotak, Michael Sotak and family, Michelle Sotak; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, Fred and Millie Besaw; brother Clarence Besaw and special friend, Bugger.
Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m.. to noon on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at the Thwaits-Zaumetzer Funeral Home, 3 College St. Au Sable Forks, N.Y. A graveside service will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Au Sable Forks.