Stillwater News Press

Obituaries

October 25, 2013

David Michael Anthony Minahan

David Michael Anthony Minahan, 56, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, in Stillwater after a long struggle relating to Multiple Sclerosis. Family will greet friends on Sunday, Oct. 27, at Strode Funeral Home from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., after which David and his family will be returning home to West Virginia for services the following week. Interment will be at Elk Hills Memorial Park in Big Chimney, W. Va. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

On Dec. 15, 1956, David was born to the late Vincent Emmet and Bridget (Joyce) Minahan in Oxford, England.

He attended The University of Manchester in Great Britain where he received his bachelor’s degree, Auburn University where he earned his Ph.D. in chemistry, and performed his post-doctoral work at Ohio State University. David was employed as a research chemist for Conoco Phillips. He married Jill R. (Jordan) McCorey on June 14, 2000, in Giles County, Va.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Peter James Gerald Minahan; and beloved aunts, Edna and Teresa Minahan.

He is survived by his wife, Jill McCorey-Minahan, of Stillwater; daughter, Sarah Margaret Lambert, and her husband, Michael, of Morgantown, W. Va.; daughter, Rachel Bridget Minahan, of Morgantown, W. Va.; son, Michael Vincent Frederick Minahan, of Blairsville, Ga.; step-daughter, Lauren Nichole McCorey, and her fiancé, Jerry Wakeley, of Choctaw; step-son, William Edward McCorey, and his fiancée, Meg Bryant, of Richmond, Va.; grandson, Michael Lambert Jr., of Morgantown, W. Va.; and granddaughter, Jocelyn Keelee McCorey, of Choctaw. He is also survived by his late brother Peter’s family in England.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation at National Headquarters, Donations, 6520 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33309-2130.

Condolences may be sent to the family, and an online obituary viewed, by visiting strodefh.com.

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Gearldine Gayle Floyd

    Gearldine Gayle Floyd, 74 of Okarche, formerly of Cushing, passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014. Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 at Flynn Cemetery, Cushing.

    July 29, 2014

  • Royce Lee Juneau

    Royce Lee Juneau age 78 of Cushing passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014. Wake will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the First Indian Baptist Church.

    July 29, 2014

  • James-Phillip-Longan-obit.jpg James Phillip Longan

    James Phillip Longan, 68, of Stillwater passed peacefully from this life on July 27, 2014, in Oklahoma City with his family by his side.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Patricia (White) Noland

    Patricia (White) Noland, 79, of Stillwater, Okla., passed from this life on July 18, 2014.

    July 24, 2014

  • James Jim Mullins

    James Jim Mullins, 78, of Cushing, passed from this life Monday July 21, 2014.

    July 23, 2014

  • Sheperd-JW-obit.jpg John Watkins Sheperd Jr.

    John Watkins Sheperd Jr., 86, passed away Friday, July 18, at his home in Stillwater, Okla. His memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 25, at Strode Funeral Home Chapel.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fox-Ralph-obit.jpg Ralph Arnold “Bunny” Fox

    Ralph Arnold “Bunny” Fox, 99, of Stillwater, Okla., passed away peacefully on June 28, 2014.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • William-Savory-obit.jpg William Dean Savory

    William Dean Savory, Wellston resident, passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014, in Stillwater at the age of 60 years.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Maxine Humphrey

    Maxine Humphrey, 89, passed away on Thursday, July 17, at her home in Owasso, Okla. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Fairlawn Cemetery in Stillwater, Okla.

    July 21, 2014

  • Hesser-Gloria-obit.jpg Gloria Ann Hesser

    Gloria Ann Hesser, 74, passed away in Stillwater, Okla., on July 18, 2014.
    A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Sunnybrook Christian Church,

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

Buy & Share Photos
NewsPress e-Edition
NewsPress Specials
AP Video
Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue
Stocks
NDN Video
Weird 'Wakudoki' Dance Launches Promotional Competition Two women barely avoid being hit by train Chris Pratt Adorably Surprises Kids at a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts NOW TRENDING: Peyton Manning dancing at practice "The Bachelorette" Makes Her Decision Thieves pick the wrong gas station to rob Golden Sisters on '50 Shades' trailer: 'Look At That Chest!' Staten Island Man's Emotional Dunk Over NYPD Car - @TheBuzzeronFOX GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH) She's Back! See Paris Hilton's New Carl's Jr. Ad Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth
Must Read