He was born in Dugger on Jan. 5, 1940, the son of Harry Dale Bargar and Opal Fern Wheeler Bargar.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Opal Bargar, one brother, Billy Bargar, and a granddaughter Adrianna Tubbs.
Gale was a retired teacher, and enjoyed fishing in his retirement.
Survivors include his father Harry Dale Bargar, three daughters, Jill Southerland (Will), Tracy Pease (Kenneth), and Cynthia Bargar, two brothers, Freddie Bargar (Myrna), Dale Bargar (Anita), one sister, Sierra sue Hoffman (Jerry), and four grandchildren.
Memorial service will be at the Church of Christ in Dugger on Saturday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Nick Moore officiating. Interment will be in the Dugger Cemetery.
Newkirk's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.