Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, at the Pisarski Community Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Plover.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, and again from 9 a.m. Wednesday until the services.
Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mr. Gavin was born Dec. 26, 1940, in Arnott, a son of the late Barney and Martha Gavin. He graduated from Pacelli High School in 1959.
He was married to Bonita J. Osowski June 23, 1962, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. She died Oct. 15, 2010.
After the marriage, the couple settled in Arnott.
He worked at Joerns/Sunrise Medical for 42 years, retiring in 2004. He also delivered the Stevens Point Journal for more than 24 years, retiring in March 2014.
Survivors include one daughter, Debra (Jeff) Yonke, Almond; three sons, Jeffrey (Jane), Stevens Point, Timothy, Bancroft, and David (Becky), Plover; one brother, Alfred, Arnott; eight grandchildren, Jesse, Jadee, Jakob, Ethan, Garett, Daphne, Mason and Sydney; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by one sister, Dorothy Dombrowski; and two brothers, Rudy and Myron.