Tommy Lynn McGarry of Oklahoma City was born in Wellington, Texas on March 3, 1951, to Thomas Everett McGarry and Una Maxine McGarry, née Horton. On Thursday, July 15, 2021, Tommy left this world to join his Lord and Savior in His Father’s house at the age of 70 years old.
Tommy was a hard worker who dedicated his life to his family, friends, and church. He worked as an electrician for 27 years. During that time, he went back for further education and eventually finished his career as an Electrical Draftsman. He and his wife, Marilyn Dianne McGarry, née Glass married on October 24, 1975, at the Will Rogers Rose Garden of Oklahoma City. They would spend the next 46 years together, building their lives and raising a family.
Tommy was an avid OU fan and a proud member of the 1969 NEO National Championship Football Team. A longtime member of the Ronnie McGee deer camp, he loved hunting, fishing, and anything outdoors. Both he and Dianne were members of the Sunnyside Baptist Church of Oklahoma City.
While Tommy loved to cook, smoke, and grill for friends and family, he always made time to go eat with his Capital Hill Grill on the Hill lunch buddies. His favorite pastime though was playing and spending time with family and grandchildren.
Tommy was preceded in death by his father, Thomas McGarry; and friend, George Zellmer. He is survived by his son, Joshua McGarry and his wife Amanda Rook of Oklahoma City; daughter, Angela Cummings of Oklahoma City; daughter, Rebecca Dirrim and her husband, Michael Dirrim of Oklahoma City; grandkids, Hayden Cummings, Lucas Cummings, Benjamin Dirrim, Sophia Dirrim, Abigail Dirrim, Emeth Dirrim, Tobias Dirrim, and Clementine McGarry; mother, Maxine McGarry; sister, Pat Ellis and her husband, Mark; sister, Gwen Dunn and her husband Ricky; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Graveside services will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, 6697-6765 S Council Road, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
A memorial servicewill be held at Sunny Side Baptist Church on Saturday July 24,th at 10:00am and following after there will be a reception were all are welcomed to attend at Sunny Side Baptist Church.
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