Gary Dugas, 60, of Vienna, W.Va., became an angel on March 13, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.
Gary was the son of Joseph and Anne Dugas of Valley View, Ohio.
Gary was married to Lizabeth (Helke) Dugas on April 16, 1983. Together they raised three children, Nickolas (32) and Kelsey and Kyle (29). Gary was a hardworking, kind-hearted family man. He was an avid Cleveland Browns fan, through many losses and few wins. Gary enjoyed his job. He was a longtime employee of Woodcraft Supply as an inventory analyst. He also enjoyed reading, spending time with his family and training dogs. He leaves behind his three dogs, Luis, Bella and Truman.
He is survived by his wife of almost 30 years, Lizabeth; his mother, Anne Dugas of Valley View, Ohio; three children, Nickolas Dugas of Parkersburg, Kelsey Dugas of Monroeville, Pa., and Kyle Ison (Lawrence) of Florence, Ala.; three siblings, Kenneth Dugas (Susan) of Hamilton, Ohio, Stewart Dugas (Lola) of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Glenn Dugas (Claire) of Brooklyn Heights, Ohio; and many other loved family members, friends, neighbors and furry family members.
Gary is preceded in death by his father, Joseph Dugas; father-in-law, Clarence "Bud"' Helke; his niece, Becky Dugas; and his beloved yellow lab, Jake.
A celebration memorial will be held March 23 to remember this great man and his life. The celebration will be held from 2-5 p.m. at the Wingate Hotel in Vienna, W.Va.
Please make memorial donations in Gary's name to the National Kidney Foundation and The Humane Society of the United States.
Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Vienna is assisting the Dugas family with arrangements.