Gary Dewayne Tichenor – 49

Gary Dewayne Tichenor, 49, of Dillsboro, passed away Sunday at 12:42 a.m. on Sunday, August 28, 2022. He was born on July 15, 1973 in Greensburg, the son of Daniel Dale and Juanita Fay (Powell) Tichenor. He had been a resident of Decatur County for the majority of his life and was currently working for Amazon. Gary loved spending time with his grandsons. He enjoyed fishing, watching TV crime stories, the paranormal and his dog, Kujos. He married Angeline Lynn Ryker on May 5, 2001 in Napoleon, Indiana and she survives. Other survivors include his mother, Juanita Fay Tichenor of Greensburg; his sons, Michael Short of Dillsboro and Jon Spurlock of Shelbyville; his sisters, Wanda Kay (Mark) Orr of Westport, Debra Louise (Morris) Alexander of Fairland, Betty Jean (Tim) Barrett of Milford, Cheryl Ann Cunningham of Greensburg and Brenda Fay (Larry) Abplanalp of Napoleon; his brothers, Robert Dale (Nan) Tichenor of Shelbyville, John Edward (Becky) Tichenor of Napoleon, Kenneth (Deanna) Tichenor of Greensburg; his  grandsons, Memphis Short and Kolston Short of Kentucky and Jax Malatesta of Rising Sun; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, John & Diana Wooden of Grove, Oklahoma, father-in-law, Floyd Ryker of Milan, and his brother-in-law, Jim Garwood of Indianapolis. He was preceded in death by his father, Daniel Dale Tichenor and a daughter, Kayla McGovern. Following his wishes he will be cremated and there will be a memorial service held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at the New Beginnings Assembly of God in Greensburg with Pastor Mike Cunnington officiating. Bass & Gasper Funeral Home and Crematory has been entrusted with the services. Burial will take place at the Westport Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to assist the family with funeral expenses. Online condolences can be made to the family at