Dateline: November 13, 2008
Joe C. Spann,
80, retired Texas
coach and teacher, passed away November 7, 2008, at his home in Wichita,
was born June 3, 1928, in Wichita Falls.
He is survived by his wife, Naoma; a daughter, Carla (Dan) Labus of
Wichita, Kan.; a son, Mark (Patti) of Lindale, Texas; two granddaughters,
Kelly Davis of Wichita and Kayla Spann of Lindale; two grandsons, Garrett
(Lindsay) of Wichita and Matt (Brittany) of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and
two great-grandsons, Graceson and Gavin of Sioux Falls.
was preceded in death by his parents, John and Marjoire and step-mother
Dorothy; his sister, Zell; his twin brother, John Lee; and his brother,
grew up in Munday, Texas, and attended West Texas State, where he and his
twin brother played football. They
were both on the West Texas State football team in 1951 that was the Sun
coached and taught several teams in and around the Panhandle.
visitation was held at Baker Funeral Home in Wichita on Monday, November
10. Funeral services were at
the Kechi United Methodist Church on Tuesday, November 11, at 10:00 a.m.,
and burial was at the Kechi cemetery.
may be given to: Kechi United Methodist Church; Hospice Care of Kansas; or
Alzheimer’s Association of the Great Plains.
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