Gary Dewayne HannahSeptember 19, 1947 ~ August 1, 2017 (age 69)
Gary D. Hannah, 69, of Ringgold, GA, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Mr. Hannah was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War where he served as a four deuce mortar gunner from March of 1969 through March 1970. He proudly served with his brothers in arms in Echo Companies Fifth Battalion Infantry Brigade. Sergeant Hannah was awarded several service medals during his campaign.
Gary attended Ribault High School in Jacksonville, FL and graduated Ringgold High School Class of 1966. Gary ran track and was an All Star football player. He received a scholarship to continue football at Florence State in Alabama. He was an avid bodybuilder competing in many competitions and was Mr. Chattanooga 1978. Gary enjoyed coaching little league baseball and his enthusiasm was admired by the kids and their parents. He loved his family, friends, neighbors, and dog “Little Bit”. Gary’s sense of humor will be missed by all those who knew him. “See you later, my friend”. He is preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Dorothy Hannah.
Survivors are his daughter, Nicole (Bobby) Lowery; son, Chris (Missy) Hannah; son, Jeremy Hannah; sister, Sherry (Bobby) Rodgers; sister, Debbie (John) Grant; sister, Anita (Terry) Bowling; sister, Elaine Jackson; four grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11:30 AM, Monday, in the funeral home chapel with Minister Charles Cochran officiating. Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
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Memorial contributions may be made out to Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.
The family will receive friends 2-8PM, Sunday, at Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.
Disabled American Veterans
PO Box 14301, Cincinnati OH 45250-0301