Obituary for Gary Overlee
Gary Wayne Yaseen ibn Overlee passed away June 18, 2017. He was born on April 7 1947 in DeKalb Illinois, the 1st child of Clifford Leroy Overlee and Jeanne Lorraine Tewksbury. Inquisitive, adventurous and intelligent from a child who loved to explore the open spaces, neighborhood s & towns of the many places his father was stationed as an officer in the USAF. He was a loving, supportive and protective son, brother, father, Uncle and husband that greatly influenced & guided us always, as he later did with his Islamic family.
He had a great understanding of the Islamic principles that this life is a charitable path for good to the true life that fallows. Inshallah.
We are honored and proud that in this stage of his life he embraced Islam and his encredible capacity to guide, advise and love. His heart was filled to the brim and we have Islam to thank for that.
He is survived by his mother, Jeanne Lorraine Overlee, brother Curt Overlee, sister Stephanie Hansel, sister Suzanne Overlee of Colorado, brother Steve Overlee of Massachusetts, daughter Erin Dunbar, granddaughter Fallen Lehrig, grandson Pierce Dunbar of Tuscon Arizona, and 19 nieces and nephews who will cherish, love and miss him forever.