Gary LaMon Pride was born September 1, 1970 to William and Jacqueline Pride in Dothan, AL where he loved until passing. He attended Patterson Street Freewill Baptist Church as a child he knew the Lord. He later was a member of Acts Church.
Gary graduated from Northview High School. He was a summer life guard for the Dothan Leisure Service. Shortly after he joined the United States Navy. When he returned home from Japan he pursued his passon; he loved to cook. He would always say "Feeding the public is what I love to do."
Gary was preceded in death by his grandparents and two very special aunts.
He leaves to cherish his memory; his loving wife: Elizabeth Pride; three daughters: Tabitha Lockhart (Airforce), LaKieria Pride and RaYonna Mathis; two stepchildren: Annabelle Stovall and Spec. Joseph Mayo (Army); loving parents: Jacqueline Pride and William (Yvonne) Pride; five special sisters: Aretha (Tony) Chitty, Renae (Eric) Holton, Jennifer (Dale) James, Kim Gibson, Tina (Patrick) Gillett; six special brothers: Tarrice (Gail) Gibson Ellis Gibson, Marcus (Lisa) Hardamon, Tarezza (Phyllis) Hardamon, TaVaris (DeAnna) Hardamon, Waymon (Tonya) Hardamon; three special cousins: Ephine, DeLishia and Niki Pride; best friends: Sean Wilbon and Desmon Edwards, Johnny Blackmon and Albunindaa Hall; a loving aunts, uncles, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.