Mr. Lonnie Ray ‘Salty Dog’ Gatson Lonnie Gatson pic1

E. Stefan Morris

Obituary for Mr. Lonnie Ray ‘Salty Dog’ Gatson Lonnie Gatson pic1

June 6, 1950
to
February 13, 2021

Lonnie Ray ‘Salty Dog’ Gatson was born on June 6th, 1950 in Kansas City, Kansas to parents that loved him: Carlston *Pete* Gatson and Zella Ruth (Smith) Gatson.
Lonnie was the 2nd oldest of nine children.
Lonnie has four brothers:
Billy Carl *Bam* Gatson, Glenn Dale Gatson, Mark Levan Gatson, and Jerry Lynn Gatson.
Lonnie was preceded by his four sisters:
Priscilla Ann (Gatson) Campbell, Linda Kay Gatson, Kathryn Marie Gatson, and Pamela Gwen Gatson.
Lonnie was the life of every party and adored by everyone that knew him.
Lonnie wore many hats (both literally and figuratively) throughout the course of his life. Whether as a salesman, a DJ, or just as *Salty Dog*, Lonnie*s life crossed paths with many people of many walks of life from Kansas City to Cleveland. He affected every heart that he touched. Lonnie was a longtime member of Ornament of Grace Christian Center where he received his youngest brother, Jerry as his pastor. Lonnie is survived by his two children: Victor Logan and Saundra Nicole *Nikki* (Guess) Harris. He also leaves with us grandchildren: Ramesses II, Alfred James, Tyran Michael, Victoria Tai-Maur*i Logan, and Gabry*eL Elisabeth Logan, as well as a countless number of family and friends that love him.
Lonnie Ray Gatson went his home in glory on February 13th, 2021 at the age of 70 years old. He will always be missed and will never be forgotten.
Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
Psalm 16:11

Topic: Mr. Lonnie Gatson Funeral Service
Time: Feb 25, 2021 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM

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Thursday, February 25, 2021 at
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11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, Missouri 64134

Interment Details

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