Gary Arthur Barnard, age 78, of Kingston, passed away May 12, 2021. He was born October 20, 1942 in the state of New York. He was a proud United States Army veteran who served 2 tours in Vietnam. He loved traveling, being on the water, fishing and spending time with family. He worked hard as a very dedicated electrical engineer with strong work ethic in many states and companies until he chose to retire and reside for the duration of his life with his wife in Kingston. He was preceded in death by his brother: David Barnard; and parents: Arthur and Helen Barnard. He is survived by his wife: Karolina Lola Barnard; daughters: Diane Barnard Clark and Michele Johnson; grandchildren: Heather Orosz, Cory LeBlue, Emily Preen, Alex Clark and Denver Paul Johnson; and special friend: Joey Looney. He had extended family in Germany and friends all over the United States. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to American Veterans (AMVETS) https://support.amvets.org. The family will honor Gary’s request for cremation and no formal service. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of arrangements.