Gary Dean Yocum, 65, of Bardstown, passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2023, after a long battle with cancer surrounded by his loving family at his home. He was born on Jan. 21, 1958, in Bardstown to the late Thomas Woodrow and Doris Vittitow Yocum. Gary was an employee of Buzick Construction for 26 years and was currently their crew supervisor. He loved to fish, hunt and just being outdoors. Vicky, over time, turned him into an UK fan and he was of the Baptist faith.

Gary is survived by his wife of 45 years, Vicky Lynn Wade Yocum; two sons, Thomas Ray Yocum of Bardstown and Joseph Gary (Ally) Yocum of Bradfordsville; a daughter, Jessica Lynn (Doc) Garvin of Bowling Green; a sister, Phyllis Ann Yocum of Bardstown; his brother, Woody Keith (Stephanie) Yocum of Bardstown; and four grandchildren, Marilyn Trinity Yocum, McKayla Marie Yocum, Auther Campbell Garvin and Samuel David Garvin.

The funeral is 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home, with Deacon Jason Mattingly officiating. Interment will be in Bardstown Cemetery.

Visitation is after 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home, 1475 New Shepherdsville Road.

Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.