On Oct. 8, 1947, he was born in Wabash, Ind., to Wayne B. and Betty J (Duhamell) Brubaker
Gary married Gloria England in Wabash on April 26, 1970.
He had resided in Pierceton for the past 35 years, where he was a member of Pierceton United Methodist Church. He was previously employed by Pierceton Foods and was currently working for Wabash Electric, Warsaw. He was a volunteer for the Pierceton Fire Department, retiring with 30 years of service.
Mr. Brubaker is survived by three sons: Daniel E. (Tara) Brubaker, Fort Wayne; Matthew W. (Marsha) Brubaker, Pierceton; and Timothy C. (Kari) Brubaker, Columbia City; two brothers: Rodney (Kathy) Brubaker, Wabash; Dennis (Marissa) Brubaker, Fort Wayne; five grandchildren: Jenna, Andrew, Mallory, Aidan and Emily; and numerous nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Gloria, who died on Nov. 28, 2011.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, June 1, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 2, with Pastor Holly White officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.
The family requests memorial contributions to be made to Pierceton Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 526, Pierceton, IN 46562.