Gary Eugene Harriger

Gary Eugene Harriger

September 3, 2023, 84, Goldsboro —

Gary Eugene Harriger, 84, of Goldsboro, passed away Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Oil City, PA, the son of the late Frederick Jeremiah and Lucille Fox Harriger and married to Kathryn Marzolf Harriger. Mr. Harriger is a United States Air Force Retired MSgt who served from 1960 until 1986. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, woodworking, and watching NASCAR. He enjoyed traveling in his RV. He loved Montana, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. He also enjoyed the big band and country music, but most of all he loved spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Gary was full of “Dad Jokes and One Liners”. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion.

At this time, no formal services will be held.

In addition to his wife of 45 years, Mr. Harriger is survived by his children, Shawn Harriger and wife, Beth of Goldsboro, Stacey Baer and husband, Jonathan of Colorado Springs, CO, Kelly Harriger, and wife, Kelly Jo of Sioux Falls, SD, and Keith Harriger and wife, Shannon of Fargo, ND; grandchildren, Megan, Ryne, Gary, Sam, Jon, Nate, Emelia, Olivia, George, Jantzen, Brandon, Estelle, Hudson, Chase, Max, and Will; and great-grandchildren, Amelia, Aiden, Leon, Charlotte, Emma, George, and Eric.

The family would like to thank the staff of 3HC for their thoughtful and loving care for Mr. Harriger during his time of illness.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to or

Kitty Askins Hospice Center
107 Handley Park Ct.
Goldsboro, NC 27534

U.N.C. Rex Health Care
4420 Lake Boone Tr.
Raleigh, NC 27607

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Harriger family and online condolences may be sent to