His wife Tamra, sons Nick and Josh, daughter Brooke, brother Brian, and five granddaughters
Chief Southerland died on January 12, 2020 after a long battle with occupational cancer. He retired from Westfield Fire Department on December 27, 2012 and was diagnosed with kidney cancer the following day.
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Gary was one of the most caring men I have ever had the pleasure to know. His dedication to our community and to the men and woman of WFD goes unmatched. I miss hearing his whistling and being around his infectious happiness. We miss you Gary