Lakin- Gary L. Aldridge, 73, died on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at St Catherine Hospital in Garden City. He was born on September 12, 1944 at Wichita the son of William Newton & Dorothy Lee (Robertson) Aldridge. He married C. Jane Hannagan on December 27, 1966 at Manhattan.
Gary moved with his family to Ashland when he was 5 years old and graduated from Ashland High School in 1962. He then served in the United States Navy. After his discharge he enrolled at Kansas State University and received his Bachelor’s in Animal Science and Business Finance. He worked in Garden City, Colorado and Emporia as a Agriculture Loan Officer. In 1981 he moved back to Ashland to farm. In 1998 he moved to Lakin to become Branch Manager of Fidelity State Bank. Later he was Branch Manager of Western State Bank and Plains State Bank in Lakin. He enjoyed building and collecting toy trucks.
He is survived by his Wife- C. Jane Aldridge of the Home, Brother- Richard Aldridge of Corpus Christi, Texas and Sister- Sue Berryman of Cascade, Colorado.
Memorial Service will be in Ashland at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Lakin Pride Committee in care of Garnand Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com
Garnand Funeral Home 508 North Main, Box 91 Lakin, Ks 67860