Virgil Gann of Carlisle went to be with Jesus on April 3, 2021. He was born October 31, 1939 to Tyre Gann and Ruby (Hogan) Gann Perkins. He was preceded in death by his dad, mom and wife of 48 ½ years, Alpha (Dedman) Gann. He is survived by five children, Beth (Gann) Lane of Carlisle, Virgil Freddie (Linda) Gann of Judsonia, Michelle (Shane) Spencer of Lonoke, Tony (Nancy) Gann of Carlisle and Cindy (Danny) Blackburn of Benton; six grandchildren, Susan, Donnie, Tyre, Brittany, Amber, Aaron and Virgil Gann, III; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson and so many other family members and lifelong friends that meant the world to him. Virgil was retired from the city of Carlisle after 30+ years and the pastor of Snake Island Community Pentecostal Church of God. Virgil loved hunting with his son Tony at deer camp and visiting with everyone there. Our family wants to extend a special thanks to everyone at the Lonoke County Co-op and the Carlisle City Shop. He loved everyone of you and enjoyed visiting you guys so much. Even after he got sick, he still wanted to see you guys as often as he could. Much love and prayers for you all for being such a great part of his life, thank you.
Visitation will be held 6-8 pm, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Boyd Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, April 8, 2021 in Hamilton Cemetery. Virgil asked that in lieu of flowers, please send donations to Carlisle PCG, PO Box 911, Carlisle, AR 72024. Arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke. www.boydfuneralhome.net
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