Gary Lighty Obituary
 
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Gary Edgar Lighty

September 9, 1943 - February 14, 2012
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Gary Edgar Lighty, 68, passed away February 14, 2012 in Olympia, Washington. Gary was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on September 9, 1943 to Ivan and Nadine (Wilson) Lighty. Gary grew up in Wichita, Kansas where he graduated from East High School and was a member of the tennis team. He moved to Yakima in 1975 and later lived in Anchorage, Alaska and Olympia. He enjoyed playing and watching sports, especially golf. Gary started his career in finance, transitioned to the car business, and eventually became owner of his own car dealership, Gary's Car Center. He loved trips to Mexico, especially Cabo San Lucas where he married his wife,...
Gary Edgar Lighty, 68, passed away February 14, 2012 in Olympia, Washington. Gary was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on September 9, 1943 to Ivan and Nadine (Wilson) Lighty.

Gary grew up in Wichita, Kansas where he graduated from East High School and was a member of the tennis team. He moved to Yakima in 1975 and later lived in Anchorage, Alaska and Olympia. He enjoyed playing and watching sports, especially golf. Gary started his career in finance, transitioned to the car business, and eventually became owner of his own car dealership, Gary's Car Center. He loved trips to Mexico, especially Cabo San Lucas where he married his wife, Joan. Gary loved his grandchildren and is praised for being a wonderful grandpa.

Gary is survived by his loving wife, Joan Lighty of Olympia, WA; his son, Greg (Cathy) Lighty of Yakima, WA; his daughter, Kimberly (James) Lighty of Boulder City, Nevada; brother, Max (Judy) Lighty of Overland Park, Kansas; sister, Carol Jack of Spring Hill, Tennessee and his grandchildren, Ty Lighty and Calleigh Lighty, both of Yakima, Washington.

He was preceded in death by his parents. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to be made to the c/o Langevin-Mussetter Funeral Home-1010 West Yakima Ave.
Yakima, WA 98902.

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