Mr. Gary Wayne Kellogg, age 73 of Bracey, died Saturday, February 4, 2023. Gary was born in Hornell, NY and was the son of the late Wayne Earl and Betty Jean Kellogg. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Kellogg of the home; his son, Kristopher Marc Kellogg of Haymarket, VA and his grandchildren, Hailey and Morgan Kellogg. Also surviving are his sisters Cindy Neville of Pawley’s Island, SC and Lucille George of Hornell NY, along with his faithful companion, "Ranger". He was preceded in death by his brother, Leslie Kellogg.
Gary grew up in Almond, NY and graduated from Alfred Almond Central School. He served in the US Army, 1st Infantry Division, Vietnam 1968-1969, with F Company 52nd Infantry LRRP, later I Company 75th Ranger Regiment. He was a member of the American Legion Post 79 for more than 46 years, the South Hill Moose Lodge, and enjoyed sharing time with his Vietnam buddies. When it was NASCAR racing time, Gary would often be found with friends sharing a cold one and pulling for his favorite driver. He also enjoyed a good round of golf and living at the lake where fishing was readily available.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11am, Saturday, February 18, 2023 at Farrar Funeral Home. Family and friends are invited to join them for the conclusion of the service at their residence. Memorial considerations in Gary’s memory are encouraged to be placed with Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306 or Wounded Warrior Project, 1990 Fordham Dr. Unit 100, Fayetteville, NC 28304. Online condolences may be shared at www.farrarfuneralhome.net. Farrar Funeral Home of South Hill is serving the Kellogg family.