Gary Gene Shotts, age 79, of Columbus, Ohio died December 18, 2019 at home following an extended illness. On June 26, 1965 he married Rosalie Williams in Mansfield, Ohio. Together they shared 54 years. Gary is survived by his wife, Rosalie Shotts; sons, Gary J. Shotts, Benjamin K. Shotts, and Matthew D. Shotts; daughter-in-law, Peggy L. Shotts; granddaughter, Sarah C. Shotts; grandson, Gary J. Shotts, Jr.; great-grandson, Jack J. Thompson; great-granddaughters, Maevi Rose Shotts and Sarai Shotts; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews. Gary served in the U.S. Navy. He worked in corporate accounting, at the State of Ohio Auditor’s office, and later was self-employed at Anchor Bookkeeping & Tax Service. He played professional saxophone all through the years. Gary was a member of the AMVETS, Eagles and the Moose Lodge. A visitation will be held Monday, December 30, 2019 from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM with a service being conducted at 2:30 PM all at the chapel of Ohio Cremation & Memorial Society, 5464 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43214. Please visit www.OhioCremation.org to leave the family an online condolence.