Our Sincere Sympathy

Leonard R. "Len" Gann
July 29, 1947 -  February 11, 2007
1965 Moss Graduate

    Leonard R. ‘Len’ Gann passed away at his home in Lamar, Oklahoma on Sunday morning, February 11, 2007, at the age of fifty-nine years. Len was the son of W. L. Gann and Pearl (Slawson) Gann, born on July 29, 1947 in Wetumka, Oklahoma. He was brought up in Lamar, and graduated Moss High School in 1965, then attended Oklahoma State Tech at Okmulgee.
   He joined the United States Army and was drafted at just about the same time, serving in Vietnam. He was discharged from the Army in 1972, and worked for thirty-five years all over the U.S. as a heavy equipment mechanic for pipeline construction companies. Len met Rebecca ‘Becky’ Shoulders while on a job in Illinois, and the two of them were married on February 16, 2002, in Pensacola, Florida. Len retired in 2004 due to failing health. He loved fixing up old cars. He was preceded in death by his parents, W. L. and Pearl Gann, and one sister, Geraldine Brooks.  
   He is survived by his wife, Becky, of the home; his daughter and son-in-law, Alisha and John Ranallo of Sherman, Texas, and his son and
daughter-in-law: Steven and Kelly Gann of Oil Center, Oklahoma; four grandchildren: Samantha, Caitlin, Lauren, and Brenna; four sisters: Colene Pack and husband Finis, of Wetumka, Oklahoma, Carlene Sanborne and husband Mark, of El Dorado, Kansas, Jean Wolfe and husband Howard, of Catoosa, Oklahoma, and Sue Loftis of Holdenville; four brothers: Jesse Gann of Wetumka, Dale Gann and wife June, of Lamar, Charles Gann and wife Marlene, also of Lamar, and Bob Gann and wife Dean Connell, of Nashville, Georgia; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
   Funeral services were Tuesday, February 13, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. at the Lamar First Baptist Church, and Len was laid to rest in the Lamar Cemetery. Rev. Joe Bruner was the officiating minister. Pallbearers were Larry Langwell, Billy Dale McCoy, Malcomb Harden, Wiley Keene, Randy Denny and Phillip Lee. Services were under direction of Fisher Funeral Home of Holdenville