Friday, Aug 07, 2020
August 09, 1957 - July 30, 2020
Gary Joe Elswick, 62, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at his home following a 5 year battle with lung cancer.
Gary was born in Columbus, Ohio and son to the late Ray and Joan Elswick. He has lived in the Jacksonville area most of his life. He enjoyed camping, Mopars, riding his motorcycle, was an avid Gator Fan (in rivalry to his wife's Bulldawgs), and most of all enjoyed his grand babies. Gary worked for many years with Clark Lift and Southern States Toyota as a forklift mechanic.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years: Charlene Harrell Elswick; his son: Chris Elswick (Ashley); his sister: Debra Farmer (Malcolm); 3 grandchildren: Olivia, Landen and Emily Elswick and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, August 7, 2020 in the Event Center at Peeples, 14165 N. Main Street (Building C) with Tommy Warren officiating.
His family will receive friends from 12 PM to 1PM prior to the service.
Peeples Family Funeral Home is serving the Elswick Family.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor to Northeast Florida Community Hospice.
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