Gary LeVox

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LeVox in 2010, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Gary Wayne Vernon, Jr.

Place of Birth: Powell, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 10, 1970

Ethnicity: Croatian (paternal grandmother), English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, remote French, possibly other

Gary LeVox is an American singer and songwriter. He is the lead vocalist of contemporary country trio Rascal Flatts. Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney are also members of the group. He is the son of Judith and Gary Vernon. His mother is from West Virginia. Gary is married to Tara Vernon, with whom he has two children.

Gary’s paternal grandfather was Guy Arnold Vernon (the son of Edward Charles “Ed” Vernon and Ella Flora Collins). Guy was born in Ohio. Ella was the daughter of James Jefferson “Jeff” Collins and Clarinda Jane Anderson.

Gary’s paternal grandmother was Elizabeth Takac (the son of Ivan “John” Takač and Elizabeta “Elizabeth” Kardos). Gary’s grandmother Elizabeth was born in Pennsylvania, to Croatian parents, from Zagreb, then-part of Yugoslavia. Ivan was the son of John Takac and Elizabeth Pofeek.

Gary’s maternal grandfather’s surname is Fuller.

Sources: Genealogies of Gary’s paternal grandparents, Guy Arnold Vernon and Elizabeth (Takac) Vernon –

Gary’s paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Takac, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Death record of Gary’s paternal great-grandfather, Ivan “John” Takač –

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