Lonnie Franklin McGary

April 13, 1933 ~ July 17, 2022 (age 89)


Lonnie went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday July 17, 2022.

Lonnie was born April 13, 1933 in Sweetwater, Texas to Walter McGary and Essie McGary

Lonnie married Billie Ruth Belk on October 22,1951. They resided in Ingleside on the Bay from 1960.

Lonnie retired from Reynolds Metals Company where he worked as a millwright from the age of 19.

Loved ones include a daughter Lonie Billman and her husband John; granddaughter Julie Pena and her husband Heli, their children Madison, Eli and Micah; grandson Jeremiah Billman and his wife Renee, their children Steve, Kaylyn, Kaleb and Korbin; granddaughter Melinda Cavazos and her husband Anthony, their children Ethan, Elliot, Steven and Hayden; grandson Patrick McGary and his wife Shayla, their children Kaden, Karter and Kennadee; grandaughter Cortney McGary and her children Zoe-Anne, Sadie,Emma, Gadston and Oliver; grandson BJ and his children Avery and Rylee.

Lonnie was known by many names Dad, Papa, Pop. He had 2 children, 6 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren but many other honorary children and grandchildren he loved throughout the years.

He was a member of the Ingleside Church of the New Testament and helped build the building and Word of God Church in Aransas Pass as well.

He taught many of us to fish, build things and work hard for what you have and to be grateful for the people that God put in your life no matter where they come from. We should all strive to have a heart as loving as his.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his son Bobby and his precious wife of 69 years Billie Ruth.

A celebration of the life of Lonnie McGary, 89, will be held at Ingleside Church of the New Testament at 2pm on Saturday July 23.

Burial will follow at the Prairie View Cemetery in Aransas Pass.

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Celebration of Life
July 23, 2022

2:00 PM
Ingleside Church of the New Testament (Ingleside, TX)
2508 Church St.
Ingleside, TX 78362

July 23, 2022

3:30 PM
Prairie View Cemetery, Aransas Pass
4618 FM 1069 South
Aransas Pass, TX 78336

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