Gary started his career at Detex in 1986 as a Sales Manager, then became the Director of Marketing and Sales in 1999. In 2000 he left the Company to work as a Detex representative in the southeastern U.S. but rejoined the Detex team in 2001. He became Channel Sales Manager in 2005, Distribution Channel Manager in 2011 and in 2017 took on the responsibilities of Marketing and Sales Coordinator. He retired from Detex on March 31, 2018.
Gary was a true gentleman who had a wealth of friends, not only at Detex but also among our representatives, distributors and customers. He was an Air Force veteran and was decidedly “old school.” Anyone who did business with Detex or with Gary personally knew that his word was his bond and his handshake was as good as any contract. He was well respected for his knowledge of our industry and the easy way in which he interacted with everyone.
Detex extends our heartfelt sympathy to Gary’s wife, Val, and his entire family. Gary’s passing is a monumental loss for those of us who knew and worked with him.
A celebration of life will be held for Gary Hackney on June 4, 2022 from 1-3:30pm located at the Village Venue in New Braunfels, TX.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Easy R Equine Rescue, or the Texas Great Pyranees Rescue.
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