Gary Lee Blakely, 60, of DeSoto, passed away on Saturday, February 28, 2009 in the Loving Care Nursing Center, DeSoto. He was born November 22, 1948 in Grover, Missouri; he was the son of the late John H. and Dorothy (Tolland) Blakely. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Blakely of DeSoto.
Mr. Blakely is also survived by a daughter Amy Blakely of Potosi and 1 grandchild; 2 brothers: John (Gloria) Blakely, House Springs, Missouri and Robert Blakely of St. Louis, Missouri.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, William Blakely.
He was a self-employed auto mechanic.
Funeral service will be private.