Gary Gans – 1954-2020

Gary Gans – 1954-2020

Gary Charles Gans was born May 8. 1954 in Little Rock, Arkansas, the sixth child of John D. Gans and Mary A Gans.

Gary attended Little Rock Pubic Schools and graduated fro Parkview High School class of 1972. He attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Gary had a great interest in horticulture.

He was the founder of the first black Theta Epsilon Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Gary worked in Human Resources for Southwestern BeU before joining with AT&T where he retired.

Gary transitioned on November 6, 2020. He was preceded in death by his Father John D. Gans and two brothers Harold David Gans and Robert Kenneth Gans. Gary leaves to cherish his memories, his mother, Mrs. Mary A. Gans, one brother John Thomas Gans and two sisters, Dovie V. Young and Mary A. Jackson. A host of nieces and two nephews and other relatives and friends.


4 thoughts on “Gary Gans – 1954-2020”

  • !I am so heartbroken on the loss of my first cousin Gary Charles Gans. Gary and I grew up together like brother and sister. We attended church together and we were always at each other’s house. When you saw one you saw the other. Gary and Cherry.
    He will truly be missed. Love you Gary . Praying for my family Lifting up my Aunt Mary, Cousins John Thomas, Dovie And Mary Ann. Love Cherry Pie 🍒🦋🦋🦋😘😘😘🙏🏽

  • I was truly heartbroken to have learned about the passing of my beloved Godfather, Gary Gans! He was such a wonderful and giving man. I will always cherish are many long telephone conversations and how much he’s given to all of us as a family!! I had no idea he was the founding member of the first black Theta Epsilon Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity . That’s amazing history there! I miss you Gary Gans!! May he rest in eternal peace!

  • There are no words when you lose a Uncle that had such an influence on your life. I will miss him tremendously. He had a special place in my heart that no one can replace. Thank you for the many memories we created together. I will forever be your niece. May you R.I.H. Love you Uncle Gary!!!

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