He was born March 3, 1948, in Columbus to Gordon LeRoy and Edna Faye (Westervelt) Overman. He was a 1966 graduate of Oswego High School.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Pittsburg State University and a master of divinity degree from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. He served as a Baptist minister from 1980 to 1988.
Survivors include three sons, Larry Dewayne Overman of West Memphis, Ark., Jacob Michael Overman of Jacksonville, Fla., and Peter Christopher Overman of Chicago; a daughter, Esther Elise Harrington of New York; a grandchild; and a sister, Nancy Whetstone of Chetopa.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Following cremation, the service will be at 2 p.m. Aug. 14 at Faith Baptist Church in Chetopa. Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Chetopa is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.