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In Memory of

Gary Risk

May 24, 1958 - November 29, 2016

Obituary


Gary Ray Risk, 58, of Waxahachie passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Methodist Dallas Medical Center with his family at his side. Gary was born in Dallas on May 24, 1958 to Kenneth W. Risk and the late Virginia Cannady Risk.



Gary graduated from Bryan Adams High School then attended and graduated from Richland College in 1979 with an Associate’s Degree in Arts and Science. Gary worked for Texans Can Academies as an IT Helpdesk manager since 2009. He enjoyed working on computers and playing ping pong. He also had a passion...

Gary Ray Risk, 58, of Waxahachie passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Methodist Dallas Medical Center with his family at his side. Gary was born in Dallas on May 24, 1958 to Kenneth W. Risk and the late Virginia Cannady Risk.



Gary graduated from Bryan Adams High School then attended and graduated from Richland College in 1979 with an Associate’s Degree in Arts and Science. Gary worked for Texans Can Academies as an IT Helpdesk manager since 2009. He enjoyed working on computers and playing ping pong. He also had a passion for drag and slot car racing. Gary was an avid participator in all three of his children's sports including volleyball, football, basketball and soccer.



He is survived by his three children Ashlyn Denney and husband Cameron, Justin Risk and Brendon Risk. Gary's surviving family includes his father Kenneth Risk, a brother Jerry Osborn and wife Jolene and the mothers of his children Charity Risk and Lauren Risk. Besides his mother he is preceded in death by two grandchildren.



Pallbearers will be Jerry Osborne, Lanny Maples, Brad Medrano, Charles Corbin, Tony Griffin and Brennan Celsur.



A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Laurel Land Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Laurel Land Memorial Park. Family will receive friends on Friday, December 2, 2016 from 6:00pm-8:00pm.