Gary Wayne Corley

Born: Tue., Apr. 23, 1985
Died: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Aug. 09, 2019
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Sat., Aug. 10, 2019
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Service

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  Gary Wayne Corley 34, of Shelbyville, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at his residence.

  He was born April 23, 1985 in Shelbyville to Terry Wayne (wife, Karen) Corley and Angela (Jones) Rooks.

  Gary is survived by his parents, sister, Tina Marie Corley, brothers, Jeremy Canter, and Chad Hodgins, all of Shelbyville; sister, Amber Van Cleave of Indianapolis; step-son, Trent Jones; 3 nephews, 4 nieces, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

  He was preceded in death by his grandparents, 2 uncles, 1 aunt, and 1 cousin.

  Gary was a U.S. Army veteran.  He served in Iraq, where he received the Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star and other service medals.

  He enjoyed fishing and listening to music. His greatest pleasure was spending time with family and friends.

   Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, August 9, 2019 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Services, 703 S. Harrison St., Shelbyville, IN 46176.

  Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Duane Jones officiating.

  Burial will be in the Heroes of Honor and Glory section in Whispering Hope Memorial Gardens and Crematory.  Full military rites will be conducted by U.S. Army and local veterans’ organizations.

  Memorial contributions honoring Gary may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P O Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675

  Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Corley family.

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Ruth Rairdon
   Posted Wed August 07, 2019
Terry and Karen

You both are in my prayers and heart. My God wrap his loving arms around you and bring comfort to you and your family.

Ruth Rairdon

Marjorie E McNeely
   Posted Wed August 07, 2019
So sorry to hear of Gary's passing. Deepest Sympathy. Thoughts and Prayers for the family.

Alan Hartwell
   Posted Thu August 08, 2019
Terry I am so sorry for your loss, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Sue Watson-Caplinger
   Posted Thu August 08, 2019
Dear Angie,

Remembering the days when the boys use to spend the night on my living room floor! Wish we could turn back time...Gary was a blessing in our lives and he will be forever in our hearts. Much love to you!

Cheryl Hill
   Posted Thu August 08, 2019
With our deepest condolences, Gary was a wonderful young man. The family is in our prayers. Ralph and Cheryl Hil

Deborah Salazar
   Posted Thu August 08, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. I remember him as a kind and respectful young man with an awesome sense of humor. My heart goes out to his family and you are in my prayers.

Prudence LPN & Srgt.David Shelton
   Posted Sat August 17, 2019
So very sorry for your loss. Gary was always respectful and a good worker. We had high hopes for him in the future.May God give you strength to get through.

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