Gary Marable, 68 of Morganton, GA, left us, July 31, 2018.Gary was born and raised in Atlanta, GA, attended Murphy High in Atlanta and graduated from East Atlanta High. After retiring from Northwest Airlines, Gary followed his passion of tinkering with outboard motors - and became a marine mechanic. After several years in the Tampa Bay sunshine, Gary and his wife Tamara, moved to Morganton in 2010. At 64, he attended North Georgia Tech in Blairsville, GA, earning his culinary degree! Gary enjoyed grilling and cooking for friends and family. Best grits, ever!Gary is predeceased by his mother, Irene Grier Marable, father, Julian Marable; several aunts and uncles; and special cousins, Joe (MaryLou) Holt and Marcel (Harold) Priest.Gary is survived by wife, Tamara; daughter, Angela (Chris) Teems; son, Jason Marable; grandchildren, Alaina Estes and Ryan Teems; cousins, Diane (Tom) Bellem, Janice (Benn) Shaffer, Don (Carole) Holt, and many cherished second and third cousins.Memorial services were conducted on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Akins Funeral Home Chapel. Remembrances were provided by Larry McDonald, Danielle Carter and Min. Timothy Word. Flowers will be accepted, however memorial contributions may be made in Gary's memory to the American Lung Association at, the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at or to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the family online at Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA was in charge of the arrangements.

Celebration of Life Akins Funeral Home - Blue Ridge
Saturday, August 11, 2018
2:00 PM
7871 Blue Ridge DriveBlue Ridge, Georgia 30513

Dedicated to Friends, Past and Present

Gary Lee Marabler
September 24, 1949  -  July 31, 2018