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Richard F. Richard F. "Dick" Gams
(August 25, 1934 - September 22, 2011)

U.S. Veteran Richard F. “Dick” Gams, 77, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2011. He was born August 25, 1934 in Oshkosh, WI to the late Frank R. & Clara Mary (Ratchman) Gams. He spent 40 years with the Wisconsin Public Service Corp, loved golf, fishing, and was a Packer Fan. He was a member of Village Bible Church and the Hot Springs Village Breakfast Lions Club. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Corinne Gams; son, Steven Gams of Ironwood, MI; daughters, Kerri Gams of Green Bay, WI and Sandra Reiss of Fargo, ND; brother, Frank Gams (Lorraine) of Fridley, MN; sisters, Judy Grota (Donald) of Oshkosh, WI and Annette Rehbein of Janesville, WI; grandchildren, Danielle Timm, Amber Gams, and Christian Gams; and a great grandchild, Madison Rose Timm. A memorial service will be held 1:00 pm Tuesday at Village Bible Church with Dr. Mark Cain and Rev. Levan Hubbard officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Richard Gams Memorial Assistive Tech Fund to benefit the vision impaired at Lions World Services for the Blind, 2811 Fair Park Blvd., Little Rock, AR 72204. Guests may register at