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Murry Gene Gessman, 81, of Reno

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Murry Gene Gessman, 81, of Reno, passed away Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, at Heritage House of Paris.

The family will schedule memorial services at a later date. Cremation was under the care and direction of Bright-Holland Funeral Home.

Mr. Gessman, the son of Saint Elmo Gessman & Emma Margaret Pollard Gessman, was born Jan. 24, 1939, in Missouri.

Murry worked as a bus driver for Continental Trailways for a number of years before beginning a career with the Texas Highway Department. In later years he was a truck driver. He had a kind heart and was a lover of dogs. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to Baby Gunn’s Animal Rescue, 4210 Choctaw Lane, Paris, TX 75460.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two children, Cheri Lynn Gessman and Terry Gessman, and two siblings, Ronald Gessman and Rodger Gessman.

Survivors include his wife Elwanda Allen Gessman whom he married on Sept. 17, 1974, building forty-five years of memories, four children; Damon Gessman & wife Deidra of Winnsboro, Donna Cockrum & husband Rickey of Powderly, Gregory Gessman & wife Amanda of San Antonio, and Cindi Hicks & husband Buck of Greenville, ten grandchildren, one great grandchild, and three siblings, Gayle, Eldon, and Ricky along with several nieces & nephews including a very special nephew, Kenny Gessman & wife Debbie.

To leave a message or tribute for the family please visit www.brighthollandfuneralhome.com

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