Gary Lee Freymuth, 65, of Palmyra, Mo., passed away Monday, July 6, 2020, at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
The family is being served by Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra, Mo.
Gary was born Aug. 30, 1954, to Bernard and Dorthea Audrain Freymuth in Troy, Mo.
He was married to Mary Jane Seay on Nov. 23, 1991, in Troy, Mo. She survives.
Other survivors include his three children, Daisy Freymuth (John Henry Santos) of O'Fallon, Mo., William Freymuth (Tammy Linnenbringer) of Troy, Mo., and Stephanie Chaney of O'Fallon, Mo.; grandchildren, Austin Ziegemier, Madi Turpin, Whitley Chaney and Noah Lee Snyder; and two brothers, James Freymuth and Dennis (Janet) Freymuth.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ben Freymuth; and grandson, Tayler Turpin.
Gary was a journeyman carpenter out of St. Louis before becoming a small business owner and starting Make A Change Home Improvement and then All Thorough Home Inspection Service. A hard worker he also drove a truck for Freymuth Trucking and for OATS Transit.
A conservationist, he loved being outdoors working with his Elhew English Pointer hunting dogs to be ready for the next quail hunt. Gary enjoyed his numerous fly-in fishing trips to Lake Cherrington in Ontario, Canada. Gary persevered as a two time cancer survivor.
Memorial contributions may be made to WU Urological Department or WU Radiation oncology.
Online condolences may be made at www.LewisBrothersFuneralChapel.com.