Gary Leon Trainer

Gary Leon Trainer died peacefully at his home in Hartsel, Colo. in the loving embrace of Carol on Nov. 16, 2020.

Gary was born on July 3, 1944 in Zanesville, Ohio to Roy Lancelot Trainer and Frances Marion Triplett.

Gary joined the United States Air Force, where he faithfully served this country for 22 years. After retiring from the Air Force, Gary became the owner of the Badger Basin Country store in Hartsel, where he pursued his entrepreneurial passion, but moreover where he renewed his love for raising horses.

Gary is survived by his wife Carol and his six boys: Greg, Daniel, Christopher, Brian, Douglas and Jeremy. He is also survived by his eighteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his daughter, River, who died earlier this year.

The funeral took place at St. Joseph’s Church in Fairplay, Colo. on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. Burial followed at Pikes Peak National Cemetery.