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Gary Ring


October 9, 1939
August 24, 2018


Gary Ring, 78, of Centralia, passed away surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, August 24, 2018 in Centralia. He was born on October 9, 1939 the son of Ray Ivory and Ruby Pearl (Ferguson) Ring in Marion County, IL. He married Janice Faye James on March 14, 1991 in Virginia, IL.

Survivors include his devoted wife, Janice Ring; children, Gary L. Ring (Lori) of Arenzville, IL, Cathy Duffie (John) of Beardstown, IL, Steven Ring of Rochester, IL; step-children, Gina L. Goodiel (Russ) of Hoyleton, IL, Joe Aussieker of Tulsa, OK, and Tina Phelps (Dan) of Piedmont, OK; grandchildren, Matthew, Zachary, Tanner, Melissa, Nathan, Tara, Beth, Austin, Aleah, and Bo; great-grandchildren, Tiegan, Dallas, and Nolan.

Mr. Ring was preceded in death by both his parents; and his brother.

Gary retired from the railroad after 42 dedicated years.

Irvin Macz Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In honor of Mr. Ring’s wishes no services will be held. Online condolences and memories of Gary may be shared with the family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.