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Gary Allen McKown

March 26, 1952 — January 31, 2022

Gary Allen McKown, 69, of Lake Park, GA passed away Monday, January 31, 2022, at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta after a brief illness. He was born in Cairo, GA to the late Joseph Franklin McKown and Elwanda Nix Cook. Mr. McKown was a Jehovah Witness and always enjoyed fishing, golfing, and camping.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Ruby “Dodie” Gilbert McKown; five children, Shalene McKown of Valdosta, Angela Brown of Raleigh, NC, Kellie McKown of Raleigh, NC, Stephen McKown of Atlanta Chasidy Keyser (Josh) of Michigan; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, Jerry McKown (Leslie) of Cairo, GA; three sisters, Sherry Faircloth of Cairo, GA, Kerry Solomon (Barry) of Texas, Terry Lynn McDaniel (Gary) of Thomasville, GA; several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Memorialization is by cremation.

A graveside service will be held, Sunday, February 6, 2022 at two o'clock in the Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA.

Sympathy may be expressed online at

Please make donations to Life Umlimbited, 220 Georgia Hwy 33 South, Unit #3, Moultrie, GA, 317878, phone number, (229) 456-0726.

Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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