Gary comes from a large family of nine, he is married and has seven children. He depends on his faith to maintain his sobriety. When offering advice, Gary recommends recovering addicts take one step at a time, and make sure God, your family, your church family, and friends are all part of your support system. Sharing, caring, and helping uplift individuals who feel unworthy is a measure of success for Gary. He strives to be a blessing to as many people as possible.