Loman Gaddis

Loman L. Gaddis, 72, of Lake Winnebago, Mo., passed away on Aug. 28, 2010. He was born on March 25, 1938, in Huggins, Mo., to Lawrence and Flossie (Boykin) Gaddis, who preceded him in death.

He graduated from Houston High School in 1956. Although he had lived away from his hometown for many years, the Houston area was always home in his heart. Loman worked for General Motors in Kansas City and in 1968, he expanded his career by establishing several companies with his expertise as a commercial and residential builder as well as an installer of swimming pools, working with many local city, state and federal government officials. Businesses established include Loman L. Gaddis Building Company, G. Company Investments, Gaddis Pools, Gaddis Farms, Brentwood Park Apartments, Highgrove Apartments, Executive Service Station and Beauty Boutique. He is also the owner of two farms in the Bucyrus and Graff areas of Texas and Wright counties. He also owns a duplex in Houston, Mo.

Loman is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Sue (Pearcy) Gaddis; one daughter, Loleta and her husband, Eric Ling, of Raymore, Mo.; ane sister, Jonnie Adey of Licking, Mo.; one brother and sister-in-law, Lawrence & Jean Gaddis of Licking, Mo.; many nieces, nephews and cousins that he loved dearly; and special friends and caregivers, Kelly Blum, Gary Bossow, Jim Bryg, Linda Elliston, Ruth Good, Keith Hopkins, Mikki Plaskett and Bob Williams. Loman will be greatly missed by all those how knew and loved him.

Services were Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010, at Evans Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ed Williamson and Euglogist Mike Roderick officiating. Special music was provided by Jerry Jackson. Pallbearers were Jim Bryg, Larry Brown, Dean Campbell, Randy Nichols, Calvin Pearcy and Phil Roderick. Burial was in Hickory Ridge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the Kansas University Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorder Center, c/o Pajesh Pahwa, M.D., University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Neurology, 3599 Rainbow Blvd., Mail Stop 2012, Kansas City, Kan., 66160. Checks to be made payable to KU Endowment with Parkinson’s Disease on the memo line.

Online condolences may be sent to www.evansfh.com.

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