Gerald's Story

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Gerald Glendon Gulley, 85, of Muskogee, Oklahoma passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017. He was born November 1, 1931 to Charles and Vera (Reese) Gulley in Stigler, Oklahoma. Gerald was a high school graduate and later obtained his Bachelor's Degree in accounting at Tulsa University in 1961. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and later received an honorable discharge.
He married the love of his life, Mary Sue Montgomery, on April 12, 1957 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They shared over 60 years of a happy life and marriage together.
Gerald worked for Harley Sales from 1957 to 1975 and was the owner of Victory Motors from 1976 to 1996 when he retired. He loved his family very much and loved spending as much time as possible with them. Gerald will always be remembered as a hardworking and loving husband, father, and grandfather to the ones whom he loved the most.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and son, Michael Gulley.
Gerald is survived by his wife, Mary Gulley of the home; sons, Steven Gulley and wife Leigh of Tulsa, OK, and Jeffrey Gulley of Muskogee, OK; grandsons, Christopher Gulley, Timothy Gulley, Phillip Gulley, Taylor Gulley, Austin Gulley and Sam Harrwell; granddaughter, Addison Clark and Lily Harrwell; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Frieda Presley; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
In lieu of flowers Gerald's family has requested donations be made to the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society at: www.donatenow.heart.org or at www.donate3.cancer.org.
A celebration of Gerald's life will be 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Muskogee First Baptist Church Sanctuary with Dr. Johnny Derouen and Rev. Rex Wilkinson officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Christopher Gulley, Timothy Gulley, Phillip Gulley, Taylor Gulley, Austin Gulley and Robert Price.
Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1830 North York Street, Muskogee. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com
Published on October 30, 2017
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