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Gabriel Pietro Giovanni Bernay of Guthrie, Oklahoma. June 6, 1974 – May 9, 2015
Gabriel was bornJune 6, 1974 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to John Camp Bernay II and Effie Edith (Martinez) Padilla, and has siblings: John Camp Bernay III; Johnnie Mae Bernay Sanchez; Arden John Bernay, Sonya Maria Bernay Languis, Josefina Antionette Bernay Carrillo, and Joshua Luv Martin.
Gabriel attended Mulhall-Orlando and Guymon Public Schools and worked as a carpenter and framer. He was an artist and was recognized by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections for his artwork. He was also a tattoo artist and his work is displayed on many. Gabe resided in Oklahoma all his life and enjoyed music, playing his guitar and singing. Gabe gave his life to the Lord and was eager to share his experience with anyone. He wanted everyone to know what he had found in Christ. Gabriel was loved by many and will be missed darting in and out of our lives.
He is survived by two sons: Giovanni Camp Bernay and Gabriel Pietro Gavino Bernay of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Kari McBride of Guthrie, Oklahoma, Mother: Effie and husband Antonio Padilla of Jones, Oklahoma, Siblings: John Camp Bernay III of California; Johnnie Mae Bernay Sanchez and fiancé Robert Foos of Jones, Oklahoma; Sonya Maria Bernay Languis and James Nisbett of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Josefina Antionette Bernay Carrillo of Henderson, Texas, Joshua Luv Martin of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; numerous nieces and nephews and cousins.
Gabriel touched many lives during his life; many called him brother and uncle.
He was predeceased in death by: Father; John Camp Bernay II and brother Arden John Bernay, and Grandparents: John Camp and Nedra Bernay; Pedro and Rose (Gallegos) Martinez
A Memorial Service will be held at 1PM Saturday May 16, 2015 at Jones United Methodist Church,106 W. Cherokee, Jones Oklahoma. 73049, Rev. Robert Foos; Pastor, 405-509-4296
A meal will follow the service.