In Memoriam

Gary Robert Ake

Apr 30, 2021

Gary Robert Ake was born July 14th, 1959 in McCloud, California to Mardy Jones and Robert Ake. Gary entered into rest April 30th, 2021 at home in Chico, California. Gary married DeVoNna (De) McCowan on November 4th, 1978 in Carson City, Nevada. Gary was a dedicated worker and spent 43 years as an electrician and owned AIC Electric.

Gary actively enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his family and friends at the lake houseboating. His love for his family was abundant, and he especially loved teaching his children and grandchildren about the great outdoors with his wife by his side. Gary was quick witted, had an easy going attitude and was always willing to help others. You could regularly find him surrounded by family and friends laughing and making memories. Gary was easy to love and it shows in the many lives he touched.

Gary is survived by his loving wife DeVoNna (De) Ake, his two children Alisha Ake and Robert Ake, his three grandchildren Colton Ake, Montana Ake, and Mason Ake, three brothers Gerald Ake, David Ake and Henry White, two sisters Susan Bunch and Kathy Boggs, and his mother Mardy Wimmer. Gary is preceded in death by his brother Timothy White and father Robert Ake.

The family would like to thank Enloe Hospice Care for their guidance, help and continued support. The family would also like to thank their family and friends who stood by Gary and his family with love and support through his journey.

It was Gary’s wishes to not have a funeral, however, the family will be coordinating a celebration of life at a later date.