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Gary Dean Stallings, American postal manager. Certified firefighter, emergency medical technical, emergency rescue technical, instructor, Illinois. Recipient Outstanding Citizen award Woodmen of the World, 1975.


Stallings, Gary Dean was born on August 7, 1951 in Herrin, Illinois, United States. Son of Troy Junior and Donna Jean (Hoffard) Stallings.


Production staff, Norge-Fedders, Herrin, Illinois, 1970-1971;buggy operator, Zeigler Coal Company, Johnston City, Illinois, 1971-1972;assistant manager, Marion (Illinois) Drive-in Theater, 1972;manager, Zepher Gas Station, Johnston City, 1972;fireman, Johnston City Fire Department, since 1972;clerk, postal operations administrator, United States Post Office, Johnston City, since 1972. Special instructor Shawnee Junior College, Ullin, Illinois, 1986-1988, Southern Illinois U., Carbondale, 1988-1989.


A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.


Manifestations religious freedom include supporting separation of church and state, advocating for people everywhere to be guaranteed the right to worship free from discrimination, and lifting up respectful dialog as a healthy means to understanding.


Christians with differing interpretation of the Bible should be engaged in discussions about the ways the Bible can be applied to major world issues.


Council member, advisor Boy Scouts of America, Johnston City, since 1985 (Outstanding Svc. plaque 1990). Consultant emergency service Lake of Egypt (Illinois) Residence Association, 1985. President Lions Club, Johnston City, 1986.

Sunday sch.dir. First Baptist church, Johnston City, 1989. Civil defense co-director Emergency Superior vena cava syndrome and Disaster Agency Johnston City, 1990, building commissioner Cityof Johnston City, 1990. Member Coalbelt Fire Protection Association, Williamson County Fire Protection Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: target shooting, hunting, fishing.


Married Sherry Lee Sanders. Children: Seth Garaden, Ethan Troy.