Gary Lynn Coggin passed away on April 5, 2022. He was born on Feb. 9, 1945, to Elder and Zella Coggin.
Gary graduated Loyalton High School in 1963. He joined the Navy in 1965, and served until 1969 in Vietnam. After the Navy, Gary started working for Pacific Bell from 1969 until his retirement. He graduated with his Associate of Science degree from Humphreys College in 1976.
In June 1966, he married Sharon Lewis, and they had two children, Kim and Shawn. They divorced in 1993.
On June 2, 2001, Gary married Cindy Frazier. They enjoyed traveling to Hawaii, Disneyland and making their many trips to the coast. Out of all the accomplishments, traveling and adventures he had in his life, Gary always said his greatest joy was being “Papa” to his grandkids.
Gary is survived by his son, Shawn Coggin; stepsons, Jimmy (Karon) Frazier, Chad Frazier and Bryan Frazier; brothers, Dennis (Shirley) Coggin and Bill (Sharon) Coggin; sister, Deborah; and grandchildren, Mackenzie, Wyatt, Cassidy and Hayley Frazier.
Preceding him in death are his wife, Cindy Frazier Coggin; daughter, Kim Coggin; and parents, Elder and Zella Coggin.
A private service will be held at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon on June 23, 2022, at 9 a.m. There will be a gathering at Chad Frazier’s afterward at 11701 Quiggle Road in Herald.