Melvin Dale Gann, Jr.

March 5, 1958 — February 5, 2022

Melvin Dale Gann, Jr.

Melvin Dale Gann, Jr., 63, of Thayer, Missouri, departed this life on Saturday, February 5, 2022, in West Plains, Missouri. He was born on March 5, 1958 in Shelbyville, Illinois to Melvin Dale Gann, Sr. and May Marie Barnett.


Melvin enjoyed spending time with his children his dogs, especially his favorite dog, Bob. He enjoyed driving and talking about the places he had been in his life.  He loved to be at his home with his family. During his working years he was a logger.


Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Colten Gann of Thayer, Joshua McDaniel of Sanford, North Carolina and Logan Gann of Thayer; daughters, Emily Gann of Thayer and Hailey Gann of West Virginia; brothers, Billy Gann (Barbara) of Mammoth Spring and Jimmy Gann of Mammoth Spring; sisters, Angela Bird (David Manes) of Mammoth Spring, Evelyn Pittman (Dan) of Independence, Missouri, Debbie Jones of Independence, Missouri, Vickie Whited (Michael) of St. Louis, Missouri and Lynn Allen of Oak Grove, Missouri; numerous grandchildren; nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Gale Ary and Gloria Krokstrom, brothers, Dean Gann, Ray Gann and Danny Gann and three baby sisters.

Doty Family Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.


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