Gary Lee Logan

April 30, 1942 ~ May 16, 2021 (age 79)


Gary Lee "Buck" Logan Sr., 79, of Berwick, who was born on April 30, 1942 in Corydon, Iowa, son of Lee and Alice Logan, passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Visitation will be held Friday, May 21, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and a funeral service will be held Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 10:30 a.m., both at Ernst Funeral Home, Waukee.  Interment to follow at the Waukee Cemetery.

Gary was an Air Force Veteran having served his country proudly from 1960 to 1968.  He was active in Amvets Post #2 and served as a Trustee.  He ran a successful swimming pool service company for a number of year.  Gary lived life to the fullest.  He loved his Black Velvet, listening to country music, attending jams and dancing.  He especially enjoyed Sunday dinners at his niece's house.  He always had a good joke to tell and could always be heard saying "Cowboy Up" and "Gitter Done"!

Gary is survived by his loving wife Cathy; niece Carmela (Curt) Crawford; children Garth (Rachelle) Swisher, Jody Swisher and Chris (Laura) Reed; stepchildren Amy (Joe) Freud, Corey DeKeyzer, Allison Fenton, Lisa (Manuel) Hernandez and Albert (Marilyn) Baker; sister-in-law Peggy Logan and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; son Gary Jr.; brother Guy Logan; sister Rosemary Logan and brother-in-law George Kellar.

Memorials may be made in Gary's memory to: Amvets #2, 2818 5th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50313.

Ernst Funeral & Cremation Services of Waukee has been entrusted with final arrangements.

To send flowers to Gary's family, please visit our floral store.


May 21, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ernst Funeral & Cremation Services
80 NE Dartmoor Drive
Waukee, IA 50263

Funeral Service
May 22, 2021

10:30 AM
Ernst Funeral & Cremation Services
80 NE Dartmoor Drive
Waukee, IA 50263


Amvets #2
2818 5th Avenue, Des Moines IA 50313

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