Gary Ralph Herberts entered into rest on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the age of 68. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on March 12, 1951. Gary was a graduate of Salem Lutheran School, Bayless High School, and the University of Missouri – Columbia where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1973 in business administration. After graduation he worked 28 years for Trans World Airlines and nine years for Citi Group until his retirement in 2013. In retirement Gary worked part time to stay active at St. Louis University Hospitals and at Dierbergs Markets.
Gary was the beloved son of Georgia Herberts and preceded in death by his father Stanley Herberts.
Gary was the dear brother and brother-in-law of Cara Russell, John Russell, Lynn Etling and Richard Herberts.
Gary was the dear uncle of Nichole Russell, Stephanie Aubuchon (Jason), Rob Etling (Leslie) and Michael Etling (Alicia).
Gary was the dear great uncle of Nathan, Gabe, Isabella, Landon, Evan, Nolan, Alex and Caroline.
Gary was also a beloved cousin and friend to many, many people he met during his lifetime.
Gary enjoyed hanging out with friends and family and was quick with a smile and laugh. He also supported and enjoyed the St. Louis Symphony and attending plays at the Fox and other theatres in the St. Louis area. Gary enjoyed a drink of Scotch or his Red Wine. He also cherished the time he spent with his great nieces and nephews.
At Gary’s request there are no funeral / memorial services planned. This is in accordance with Gary’s final wishes.
Our son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend will be greatly missed.