Gary currently serves as the Chaplain and Community Risk Reduction Manager for Boiling Springs Fire District. He has been licensed for ministry since 1985 in Greer, SC. Gary has been married to his bride, Suzanne, since 1984. They have two daughters, Jennifer and Taylor. He has been awarded the Chief’s Award for Service in 2010 from Pelham Batesville and Volunteer Firefighter of the Year in 2009 from Boiling Springs Fire District.