Gary Lee Nott 1944-2014
Gary Lee Nott, 70, Richmond, Texas, formerly of Topeka and Oskaloosa, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, in Houston, Texas.
He was born Nov. 15, 1944, in Topeka, the son of Paul and Arlene Bickford Nott. He graduated from Circleville High School in 1962 and from Washburn University with a bachelor’s degree in business.
Mr. Nott served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, earning the Purple Heart and Silver Star accommodations. He later was an accountant for 20 years, prior to retiring as a fully-disabled veteran.
He was a lifetime member of American Legion Post 225 in Ozawkie. He also was a member of VFW, Masons and Arab Shriners.
Survivors include a daughter, Janis L. Longmire and husband Phillip, Richmond, Texas; a son, Jeffrey L. Nott and wife Misty, Cameron, Mo.; four sisters, Shirley Pool and husband Nick, Holton, Carol Tipton, Topeka, Bev Brucken and husband Pat, Soldier, and Linda Smith and husband Mitch, Wichita; two brothers, Greg Nott and wife Kathy, Wichita, and Don Nott and wife Linda, Topeka; and eight grandchildren, Jessica and Jayme Longmire, Jakeb and Carissa Nott, Tony Wheeler and Quentin, Olivia and Mackenly Carr-Nott. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Nott; his mother, Arlene Bickford Nott; a brother, Leslie Nott; and two sisters, Patty Nott and Lavona Yates.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Inurnment with full military honors will follow in Olive Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ozawkie American Legion Post 225, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.