Our sweet Dad, Papa, and Husband, has unexpectedly gone just around the corner, to be with Jesus in Heaven. We are thankful that there was no suffering, but miss him terribly. He LIVES on.
Gary Tyrone Vargo of Colorado Springs, passed away on January 22, 2019. He was born on September 3,1947 in Grand Rapids, MI. He graduated from Lee High School in 1965, and then enlisted in the Air Force. He finished his four-year Bachelor’s degree to become an Air Force officer. He then received a Master’s degree from Chapman University in California, plus his Elementary teaching degree and 90 credits towards a Doctorate. He served in the military for 26 years, and retired as a Major.
He then taught school and did substitute teaching until 2018. He was a member of Radiant Church for 26 years, and taught Sunday school with his wife (Beverly) for 20 years there. He was a member of Gideon’s International and passed out Bibles for 38 years. He loved his family and his Grand-girls. He loved to help people and would always help out in a pinch. He was a published author (which he enjoyed very much) and was working on his third book.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly Helton Vargo; his son, Brandan Vargo; his daughter and son, Andrea and Brian Trumble; his Grand-girls: Kelsey and Bella Trumble; his mother, Millie Vargo; his brother and sister, Roger and Tamara Vargo; his brother, Douglas Vargo; his aunt, Roszella Hancock and aunt Kay Vargo; and many other cherished family members.
A visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, January 29 at Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd. His funeral service will be held at 11 am, on Wednesday, January 30 at Radiant Assembly of God Church, at 4020 Maizeland. Reception following. The burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 Hancock Expressway at 2:30 pm. Thank you sincerely for all your love and prayers.
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, who made Heaven and earth. Psalm 121:1&2
For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an Arch Angel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. 1st Thessalonians 4:16