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Gary Wayne Metz, 71, of Rockingham, NC, formerly of Ashland, KY, passed away Feb. 13, 2018, in First Health Moore Regional Hospital from complications from the flu.
Gary was born in Charleston, WV, Jan. 6, 1947, the son of Paul and Lahoma Metz.
Gary was retired from the U.S. Air Force and was a former caretaker and groundskeeper for the Mansback property in Ashland.
He is survived by his wife, Rebecca (Becky) Metz; and his stepchildren, Michael McLendon and Melinda McLendon; and stepgrandchildren, Austin Webster, Madison Knight, Carrett Knight, Ben McLendon, and Roger McLendon all of Rockingham; his sister, Ann Metz Wiseman (Jim) of Ashland; and a host of friends and golfing buddies.
A graveside service with military honors will be Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at Richmond County Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at the Carter Funeral Home in Richmond.
Donations may be made in Gary's honor to the charity of your choice.
Published on February 14, 2018
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