James Richard Gann, 74, of East Ridge, died on Monday, April 28, 2014. He was a retired truck driver. Survivors include his children, David Gann, Lamar Gann, Steve Stevens, Jason Gann, Shannon Gann, Jonathan Gann, Brandon Gann, Chastin Gann, Teresa McCurdy, Gail Gann Caylor, Rebecca Dutton and Loretta Gann; 16 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; other loving relatives and friends. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2014, in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway. Burial will be at Welsh Rogers Cemetery in Sale Creek, Tenn. Friends may sign the online gust register at www.heritagefh.com. The family will receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.