Gary Horvath

Obituary of Gary L. Horvath

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Gary L. Horvath, 77, of Aiken, SC passed away on September 7, 2023 with his wife of 48 years by his side.  Gary was born in Sandusky, Ohio on July 16, 1946.


He attended Youngstown State University on a football scholarship and was drafted into the Army as soon as he graduated college.  He received orders twice for Vietnam, was sent back for further training and eventually ended up being deployed to serve in Korea on the DMZ as a Sergeant.  He spent his career in the Concessions industry running the food services for stadiums, arenas and convention centers nationwide. He eventually founded a company in partnership with two friends and later sold his portion when he decided to retire early. Gary and Donna moved from Bethel, CT to Aiken, SC in 2005 to get out of the cold and into the warmth. Gary enjoyed playing golf year round.


Gary was preceded in death by his parents Alex and Dorothy (Toni) Horvath and brother Tim Horvath.


He is survived by his loving wife Donna Horvath, son Jason Horvath (Stefanie), granddaughter Charlotte Horvath, daughter Erica Gonzalez (Wilson) and sister Candy Clark.  

The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave, SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803) 649.6234, has charge of arrangements.

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