Obituary for Gary Nation, 56

January 06,1963 To July 10,2019,


Funeral Services
Celebration of Life Service 2 PM, Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Richland Christian Church south of Glasgow on Hwy 87.


GHS Athletic Boosters or Richland Cemetery

Gary Nation 1963 – 2019 Howard County resident, Gary Nation, 56, passed away as the result of a motor vehicle accident on July 10, 2019. Gary Dean Nation was born January 6, 1963, in Boonville, MO, a son of the late George R. and Barbara C. (Elam) Nation. He graduated from Glasgow High School in 1981, where he was active in FFA and cross-country. On July 3, 1982, Gary married Debbie M. Monnig at the Richland Christian Church in rural Glasgow. When he was able, Gary worked as a truck driver and laborer in the farming and construction industries. Gary enjoyed hanging out with friends, working on old cars, trucks, and attending truck and tractor pulls. Survivors include his wife, Debbie M. Nation, of Fayette; daughter, Cam (Steven) Thies, of Glasgow; son, Shawn (Veronica) Nation, of Glasgow; three grandchildren, Preston, Paysen and Pryce Thies, all of Glasgow; three brothers, George (Theresa) Nation, of Glasgow, Dennis (Debbie) Nation, of Fayette and Kenneth (Sharon) Nation, of Glasgow. A Celebration of Life Service for Gary Nation will be 2 PM, Sunday, July 21, 2019 at the Richland Christian Church, south of Glasgow with Rev. Ross Mutrux officiating. Memorial contributions are suggested to the GHS Athletic Booster Club or Richland Cemetery in care of Friemonth-Freese Funeral Service.