Gerhardt, John

John Thomas Gerhardt, 64, of Pocola, Okla., passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019. He was born November 20, 1954, in Martin, S.D. to the late Alfred and Mary (Jackson) Gerhardt. 

A US Air Force veteran, John worked in construction. He was a Lay Minister and member of the Healing Place Church, driving for the bus ministry and working on the streets and in homeless ministry.

He is survived by his wife of seven years, Sharon Gerhardt; two daughters, Mary Oliver and Rebecca Russell, both of Greenwood, Ark.; two sons; JB Gerhardt, Las Vegas, Nev., and Matt Gerhardt, India; two brothers, Dave Gerhardt, Cambridge, Minn., and Al Gerhardt, Honey Brook, Penn.; eleven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. 

Cremation was under direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel, Fort Smith.

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