ATHENS, Ga. Gary Bryan Crow died on January 7, 2012 at age 56.

ATHENS, Ga. Gary Bryan Crow died on January 7, 2012 at age 56.

Although recently residing with his sister, Susan, in Athens, Georgia. Gary spent the greater part of his adult life as a Master Carpenter and Custom Home Builder in Springdale, Arkansas. Gary genuinely enjoyed and took great pride in his work and his contributions to local charity projects. He also loved nature and being in the outdoors. He was at home hunting, fishing, camping and boating. He was devoted to his dogs. Gary also was very proud of his family. He mourned the loss of his elder son, Dustin Toddy, who drowned in a tragic swimming accident on May 30, 2010 at age 21.

Gary is survived by his mother, Alice Toddy; brother, John Crow; sisters, Susan Lowrance and Deborah Crow; son, Bryan Toddy; daughter and granddaughter, Samantha and Annalys Toddy.

Gary was loved and liked by family and friends, and his presence is sorely missed.

Lord and Stephens, EAST, Athens, Georgia was in charge of arrangements.