Gary L. Sager Jr., 60, of Ranson, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Jefferson Medical Center, Ranson.
Born Feb. 17, 1953, in Jefferson County, he was the son of Gary Lee Sager Sr., and Jean (Rogers) Sager.
Mr. Sager Jr. retired from Frontier Communications as a central office technician. He also worked for the Jefferson County Board of Education as a bus operator.
He was a member of Grace Baptist Church.
Gary was a graduate of Shepherdstown High School, class of 1971, where he played on the state championship baseball team in 1970.
He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 948, Charles Town and he served as president of the Local IBEW No. 2035.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Joyce (Jenkins) Sager, at home; daughter, Chrissy Cogan and husband, Scott; son, Greg L. Sager and wife, Martha, all of Shepherdstown; granddaughters, Emilee Sager and Carlee Cogan; grandsons, Liam Sager and Ashton Cogan; three sisters, Mary Wilson Stum, of Severn, Md., Barbara L. Kendig, of Hedgesville and Joy L. Weller and husband, Harry, of Shepherdstown; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Gary Lee Sager III.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Grace Baptist Church, Shenandoah Junction, with Pastor Jason Powell officiating. Interment will be private.
Arrangements by Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.
Please sign the online guestbook and view his obituary at www.mtstrider. com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Baptist Church, P.O. Box 68, Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442.