Gary Wayne Loitz


Gary Wayne Loitz, 59, of Lynchburg, Virginia and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, June 9, 2019.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with Deacon Pat Klein officiating.

Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation was held Monday evening and Tuesday morning at the funeral chapel.

Loitz was born Feb. 27, 1960, in Fredericksburg, the son of James (Jimmy) Loitz and Margaret Straube Loitz. He married Nancy Taylor on July 29, 1995, in Fredericksburg, and she survives.

In addition to his wife, Loitz is survived by five step-children and spouses, including Patrick Andrews Jr., Arika and Marion Dorsett, Angela Andrews, Andrea and Richard Albury, and Joe and Misty Andrews; 15 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Survivors also include one sister, Brenda Burrier of Fredericksburg, and a brother and spouse, Dean and Whitney Loitz of Austin.

Memorials may be made to the MS Foundation, the American Cancer Society or the charity of choice.

Pallbearers included Joshua Burrier, Monica Pape, Steve Schneider, Lauren Loitz, Chad Loitz, Cody Pape and Amy Burrier.