Russell Lindbergh (Lindy)  Ganas, Sr.
Russell Lindbergh (Lindy) Ganas, Sr.

September 9, 1927 - February 11, 2019
Born in Lakeland, GA
Resided in Waycross, GA
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Mr. Russell Lindbergh “Lindy” Ganas, Sr., 91, died Monday morning (February 11, 2019) at his residence after an extended illness.

Lindy was born in Lakeland, but he has lived most of his life in Ware County. He graduated from Wacona School, and he served in the United States Navy during World War II. Lindy retired from the United States Postal Service as a rural mail carrier, and he was the former owner and operator of Ganas Pecans. He was also a member of Jamestown United Methodist Church.

Lindy is preceded in death by his parents, S. A. and Ruby Googe Ganas; his wife, Marian Cole Ganas; and three siblings, W. A. Ganas, Harry Ganas and Juanita Coble.

Survivors include two sons, Russell Lindbergh “Rusty” Ganas, Jr. (Teresa) and Gordon Cole “G.C.” Ganas (Kathy)both of Waycross; four grandchildren, Garrett Ganas (Nydia) of Waycross, Hannah Cochran (Brandon) of Waycross, Katie Harvell (Stephen) of Blackshear, and Jordan Ganas (Hope) of Tallahassee, FL; six great grandchildren, Rett, Sawyer and Eli Ganas, Sophie and Ty Cochran, Cooper and Leanna Harvell, and Kolbi Ganas; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special thank you from the family to her special caregivers, Jimmie Nell Long (Trent), the staff of Harborview of Pierce County and Hospice Satilla, and all the in-home caregivers.

A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday (February 13, 2019) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. The family will receive friends 12 until 1 p.m. Wedneday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, GA 31501.

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Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
1:00 PM