Gary Wayne Emmons

Class of 1955

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Gary Emmons

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Gary Wayne Emmons

February 25, 1937 – February 21, 2021

Gary Wayne Emmons, 83, of Perry, passed away February 21, 2021, in Pawnee, Oklahoma.

Gary was born to Wayne and Gladys (Collins) Emmons at Billings, Oklahoma, February 25, 1937. He graduated from Perry High School in 1955.

Gary worked in the oil field for several years, then cut and sold firewood for many years. People said he had the best wood in the country. He liked to hunt with his boys and go fishing and camping with his family. He loved to take care of his grandkids and liked sitting on the porch swing and visiting with neighbors and friends and he always had a wise tale to tell.

Gary and Janice (Curran) Emmons were married in Arkansas City, Kansas, in 1958.

He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Dewey Emmons and Larry Emmons.

Gary is survived by his wife Janice of the home; children Wayne Emmons of Perry, Gary Emmons and wife Misty of Chandler, Sandy Richardson and husband Gary of Perry, Cathy Condit of Tecumseh, and Renae Reed and husband Bob of Enid; grandchildren Tahra (Emmons) Pando, Cassie Graham, Kim Condit, Leslee Richardson, Cooper Emmons, Remington Emmons, Whitney Classen, Tiffany Sturgon, Derik Turner, and Bailey Parmley and husband Kyle; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; a brother, Tom Emmons of Mustang; and a sister, Doris Brown of Denver, Colorado.

No services are scheduled at this time.