Gary Lee Krager


            Gary Lee Krager, 77, of Whitwell, TN, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2018, at a local health care facility.  Gary was a 24 year veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, a member of the Cape Hattaras VFW, and the local VA.

            The son of the late Joseph Lee and Margaret Williamson Krager, Gary is also preceded in death by his brothers, Allen and Joseph Lee Krager, Jr.         

            Gary leaves his loving wife of 8 years, Imogene Krager; daughter, Dawn Parker (David), of Naples, FL; sons, Steven David Krager (Ida), of Jinx, OK; grandchildren, Wesley Parker, Tyler Parker, Toni Krager, and Steven Krager, Jr.; sister, Donna Neebe (Larry), of Ft. Myers, FL, and several nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.

            A memorial service will be held at The Marion County Veterans Memorial Park, in Whitwell, TN, on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. CDT. Full military honors will be given. Online condolences can be made at

            Funeral arrangements entrusted to Reed Funeral Home, 11675 Hwy 28, Whitwell, TN.