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BOX, GARY LEE
BOX, Gary Lee Our beloved husband, father and worlds best 'Poppy' passed away suddenly Sunday, January 22, 2012. Born February 26, 1945, in Bell, Calif., to Raymond and Margaret Box. He moved to Lancaster in 1952, married Bev, his high school sweetheart and 'prettiest girl at the 4-H dress revue' in 1962. In 2000, he retired and moved to Tehachapi. He was the proud father of three daughters, Teresa Anderson (Randy), Denise Hall (Steve) and Janet Van Dam (Nick). His most prized possessions were his eight grandchildren: Krista, Lindsey and Jason Anderson, Amanda, Travis and Jenna Hall, and Kayla and Hanna Van Dam. He is also survived by two sisters, Marilyn Marriott and Shyrl Tunks. He was our family weatherman, dog lover extraordinaire and always had a nickname or two for everyone. Viewing will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, January 27, 2012. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, January 28, 2012, both at Wood Family Funeral Services, 321 W. F Street, Tehachapi, Calif. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tehachapi High School Scholarship Fund. For more information call (661)822-2148.

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