Gammon Nesbitt Obituary, Death – On Monday, March 21, 2022, Gammon Gregg Nesbitt, III peacefully transitioned from this life with his family by his side. On Saturday, March 26, 2022, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, the Nesbitts will have a get-together at their house for members of their family and friends. Mr. Nesbitt was born on January 13, 1947, and he has lived in the same location in Shreveport his whole life. Mr. Nesbitt continued his education at Tulane University and Louisiana State University after graduating from Sewanee Military Academy.
He ultimately received his degree from LSU. Between the years 1969 and 1972, he was an active member of the United States Army, and he completed his time in the military as a Tactical Training Officer at the Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia. After completing his time in the military, Mr. Nesbitt moved back to Shreveport and went to work in the oil industry there. He has been in this line of work for the past 47 years. Over the course of the previous 38 years, he has been associated with a variety of businesses that were initially formed by Hood Goldsberry and afterwards with businesses that were developed by Frank Goldsberry.
It was announced in 2020 that he will be retiring from his position as Chief Operating Officer of Goldco Operating, LLC. He had a membership with the Petroleum Club of Shreveport, the Ark La Tex Association of Petroleum Landmen, and the National Association of Petroleum Landmen for 45 years. Mr. Nesbitt served on the board of directors of the American Cancer Society, the CBARC, and the Shreveport Little League. He also held the position of former President of the Shreveport Little League. He had been an active hunter ever since he was a boy, and he was a member of a large number of hunting groups in addition to being a Life Sponsor of Ducks Unlimited.
When he wasn’t off hunting in South Texas with his family and his lifelong buddy Wade Gear, he cherished the time he got to spend at the lake house that the Nesbitts had on Lake Bistineau. Mr. Nesbitt was predeceased by his beloved Bernese Mountain Dog, Gus, as well as his parents William Johnson Nesbitt and Jacqueline Labry Nesbitt, as well as his sister Sallie Nesbitt Rice.
Sons William Johnson Nesbitt and wife Alicia, James Parker Nesbitt and wife Joanna, and Marshall Garrett Nesbitt and wife Melissa; daughter Sara Nesbitt Reymond and husband Charlie; and grandchildren Walker Rea Montjoy, Katherine Saben Montjoy, William Hollis Nesbitt, Evelyn Marie Nesbitt, and Elizabeth Sunshine Nesbitt survive him. He was married to Glenna Gallaspy Nesbitt for 42 years.