CORTLAND - Gary E. Hermison, 67, of Cortland, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Hospice House.
He was born Dec. 16, 1946, in Warren, the son of Carl E. and Marjorie L. Bovee Hermison.
He was married to the late Shirley Hermison.
Gary was a veteran of the United States Army, having served as an infantryman during Vietnam War, where he received a Purple Heart.
Gary loved the outdoors, and was a member of the Kinsman Conservation Club. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, and going to turkey shoots.
Gary enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving are his son, Gary (Donna) Hermison of Leavittsburg; daughter, Vicky (Steve) Patrick of Vienna; and grandchildren, Destiny and Gavin Patrick.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, where Pastor James Holbrook will officiate. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be in Howland Township Cemetery.
The family would like to extend a very special thanks to all Gary's good friends.