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In Memory of

Gary Eugene Siders

April 22, 1948 - October 14, 2016

Obituary


Gary Eugene Siders, 68, resident of Chandler, Arizona died peacefully in his sleep Friday morning, October 14, 2016, in the Lund Home, Hospice of the Valley, where he had been since Monday. He had been battling squamous cell skin cancer since April.
He was born April 22, 1948 in Richmond, Indiana to Dale Bernard and Rose Mary Dillman Siders. He graduated from Richmond Senior High School in 1966 and married his high school sweetheart in 1969. After earning a bachelor's degree in civil engineering at Purdue University, his career as a civil engineer took him...

Gary Eugene Siders, 68, resident of Chandler, Arizona died peacefully in his sleep Friday morning, October 14, 2016, in the Lund Home, Hospice of the Valley, where he had been since Monday. He had been battling squamous cell skin cancer since April.
He was born April 22, 1948 in Richmond, Indiana to Dale Bernard and Rose Mary Dillman Siders. He graduated from Richmond Senior High School in 1966 and married his high school sweetheart in 1969. After earning a bachelor's degree in civil engineering at Purdue University, his career as a civil engineer took him to Belleville, IL; South Bend, IN; Phoenix, AZ; Apple Valley, CA; Sacramento, CA; El Paso, TX; and finally back to Phoenix. He retired from Carollo Engineers in Phoenix in 2013. His hobbies included stamp collection, pencil puzzles, tending his freshwater aquarium and his backyard pond, and following college football and basketball. He had served in a local Rotary Club in California and volunteered for the Boy Scouts of America in Phoenix.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Suzanne Morgan Siders; a daughter Holly Diane Siders Wenham of Littleton, Colorado; a son Kenneth David Siders of Frederick, Colorado; eight grandchildren Kelly, Megan, Grace and Joey Wenham of Littleton, Colorado, Morgan, Trevor, Peyton, and Cooper Siders of Frederick, Colorado; two brothers Ron Siders of Alachua, Florida, Doug Siders of Berne, Indiana, and a sister Patty Siders Best of Richmond, Indiana; and five nieces and two nephews.
A visitation will be held at 10:00 AM with Funeral Services at 11:00 AM at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 17817 S. McQueen Rd., Chandler, AZ, followed by a luncheon in the Cultural Hall. A graveside service will be held around 2:00 PM at the Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery, 10940 E. Chandler Heights, Chandler, AZ. An obituary and Guest Book are on line at www.valleyofthesunfuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center and to Hospice of the Valley.