Gerald R. “Gary” Marti

March 27, 1972 ‒ July 24, 2016

Utica, Ohio

Gerald R. “Gary” Marti, age 44, of Utica died unexpectedly Sunday morning, July 24, 2016 at Knox Community Hospital.  He was born March 27, 1972 in Mount Vernon to Gerald L. “Jerry” Marti and the late Patricia A. (Jones) Marti.

          Gary was a member of the Concrete Finishers Union and worked for Rhulin.  He enjoyed hunting, the great outdoors, riding motorcycles, but his greatest pastime was spending time with his family and friends.

          Gary is survived by his son, Alex Marti of Mount Vernon; father, Jerry Marti of Mount Vernon; brother, James (Angie Mickley) Marti of Mount Vernon; nephew, Korey Marti of Mount Vernon; fiancée, Angie Enloe of Utica; step daughter, Kayla Enloe of Utica; grandfather, Louis Marti of Mount Vernon; aunts and uncles, Judy (Darrell) Keener of Utica, Rick (Mary) Marti of Bellville, Kim (Paul McGough) Peck of Mount Vernon, Carolyn Sue (John) Shaffer of Fredericktown, Butch Jones of Danville, Paula Sholar of Texas, Scotty Sholar of Texas, Monica Simpson of Texas and Buck (Teresa) Jones of Texas; and numerous cousins.

          In addition to his mother, Patricia, Gary was preceded in death by his grandparents, Oscar and Wilda Jones and Eloise Marti; and an aunt, Bev Jones.

          The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until the time of a funeral service at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon with Nathan Peck officiating.  A private burial will take place at a later date in Mound View Cemetery.

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          The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Gerald R. “Gary” Marti.


  • RIP my friend! You are loved by many and will be missed by many! To your family my heart goes out to you! Always missed never forgotten! Ride by our side from heaven!

  • Always will remember you never forget the good time. May see you again flying high my friend..

  • Goodbye old friend. I have many great memories and I will hold those dear; smiling as I reminisce. My love and prayers to your family. Yet another one taken too soon, but he’s in a better place than we are. ❤️

  • James and Jerry, i have no words to express my sorrow for the two of you. Cling to each other that’s what it will take to get through this.Gary Robert not good bye, my sweet nephew, only until we meet again. I have precious memories of you to hold on to. You were my first baby, i was only 7 but i carried you around like you belonged to me. You had my heart then and you have taken a part of it with you. I will forever miss you as i miss you today.
    I love you my angel.
    Aunt scottie

  • Gary, you were more like a brother than a cousin. We created a lifetime of memories growing up. I love you! James and Uncle Jerry, I love you both, and I am praying for comfort for you.

  • Our deepest expressions of sympathy to Alex and the rest of Gary’s family.
    Tom Sr., Kellan, Tate, and Tomy have all expressed fond memories and stories about times spent and laughs shared with Gary. May he rest in PEACE.

    Tom Swihart Sr., Kellan and Tate Swihart,
    Heather Smith-Beeman

  • Jerry we so sorry for your loss he will be missed by so many.May our thoughts and prayers be with though this time.You have our deepest sympathy.May god be with on this day. Duane Thomas Patty Grennell Iva Gruver.

  • I went to school with Gary and shared many good times. Thinking of you James (Angie and Korey), Alex and Jerry. God bless you all. RIP GARY.

  • Dear Rick and Mary — Sending our deepest sympathy to you and your family. So sorry to read about the loss of someone so young. Sincerely, Susan and Dick Huggins/Fredericktown