Gary A. Vance, 69 years old, of Parker, Arizona, passed away on December 2, 2018 in Rancho Cucamonga, California surrounded by his family. He was born to Merlin and Helen Vance on April 7, 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Gary attended and graduated from Northview High School. As a young man, he joined the United States Marine Corp and served his country from 1969-1971 before being honorably discharged. Gary worked for RTD and Colorado River Sand and Rock.
Gary met and married the love of his life Rosie. Together they shared 45 wonderful years of marriage.
Gary loved the outdoors and enjoyed shooting, boating and golfing. He also had a passion for restoring classic cars.
Gary is lovingly survived by his wife Rosie Vance, and his children, Vivian, Cynthia and Jennifer. He is preceded in death by his son Michael.
A shelter service with military honors will be Monday, January 7, 2019 at 10:45 a.m. at Riverside National Cemetery 22495 Van Buren Blvd in Riverside.