Gary S. Withers, 60, of Granite City, died at 1:15 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at Eden Village Care Center in Glen Carbon.
He was born Oct. 14, 1955, in Granite City to Helen (Dobrowolski) Withers of Granite City and the late Robert “Bob” Withers.
On June 14, 1986, he and Billie J. Cox were married in Granite City. She survives in Granite City.
Gary was a laborer with the Granite City Street Department for 28 years and was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a stepdaughter, Dede Renee (Ken) Nesslein of Foley, Mo.; a stepson, Preston E. “Guy” Browning of Foley, Mo., and Carl Hozion, who he raised like his son, of Granite City; three stepgrandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; two sisters, Laurie (Tony) Baurer of Edwardsville and Angela (David) Stoeberl of University City, Mo.; and a brother, Mark (Kandy) Withers of Granite City.
Besides his father, he was preceded in death by a step-daughter, Shelly Browning, stepson, Todd Browning; and a brother, Brian Withers.
Professional services entrusted to Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City.
Arrangements with online information and guestbook through Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory may be found at www.wojstrom.com.