Gary is a native Texan, born in Amarillo and raised in Irving. He married Patti Patak in 2008 (along with her Texas Ranger season tickets!) Gary has a son, Josh, born in ‘89 and a grandson, Diesel, born 4/3/14.
Gary started riding motorcycles in high school on a Kawasaki 100 Enduro. He graduated to a Honda Hawk 400 by the end of high school. He rode the Honda to college in Kilgore, then Stephen F. Austin and North Texas. Gary currently rides a 2012 Kawasaki Vaquero 1700, which has been to the Grand Canyon and back, a quick 4 day solo trip.
Gary’s inspiration and motivation in riding with Rumble Against Cancer is for the future generations. His desire is that his grandson Diesel will grow up and live in a time where cancer will not touch him or his family.