Garry D. "Hoss" Cartwright, age 77 of Omaha, died Oct. 1, 2012, in Omaha.
He was born July 30, 1935, in Grand Island, to Virgil and Edith (Christensen) Cart-wright. Hoss lived in Saipan and worked as a vocation rehabilitation administrator for the Trust Territory of the US. He was also an avid scuba diver.
He is survived by wife, Shirley; daughters, Kim Cartwright (Dee Dee Swisher) of Lincoln, Kristen (Craig) Gottschalk of Colon, Angela (Robert) Gottsch of Omaha; step-children, Richard (Teresa) Hawks of Elmwood, Kenneth (Amy) Hawks, Candace Hardy, all Omaha; 12 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by parents, Virgil and Edith Cartwright; brother, Larry Cartwright, and sister, Marilyn Fields.
No services are planned. Svoboda Funeral Home of Wahoo is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Custer County Chief, Oct. 4, 2012