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Obituaries

August 10, 2013

Donald L. McGehee

Donald L. McGehee, 85 of Stillwater passed from this life on Aug. 7, 2013.

Services have been entrusted to the care of Palmer Marler Funeral Home and a service celebrating Don’s life will be held 10 a.m. Monday,  at the Sunnybrook Christian Church in with the Rev. Randy G. McGehee officiating. Interment will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery in Stillwater. Public visitation will be held noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Palmer Marler Funeral Home and the family will greet friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Sunday.

Don was born Feb. 4, 1928, in Red Rock. He was the son of Johnnie L. McGehee and Margaret F. (Paxton) McGehee. He grew up on a farm four miles east and two miles south of  Red Rock. He attended grade school at Long Branch, southeast of Red Rock and graduated from Red Rock High School in 1946. After graduation, he moved to Stillwater and worked for the City Power Plant until 1954. He owned and operated Don’s DX Service Station until 1959, then worked for Stillwater Supply Co. and Bob Brown Tire until 1977. He then went into the home construction business, retiring in 1997. He married Stella Imogene Mayfield on Oct. 2, 1949, in Guthrie. They were blessed with a son, Randy Gene and a daughter, Kimberlee Ann.

He was a man of his word and he loved  visiting with family and friends or anyone that came along. His grandchildren were very important and he enjoyed keeping up with them and their activities. He was a longtime member of Sunnybrook Christian Church.

Don was preceded in death  by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 63 years; son, Rev. Randy Gene McGehee and his wife Diane of Florence, Italy; daughter, Kimberlee Ann Driskel and husband Matthew of Stillwater; one sister, Evelyn Smith and husband Charles of Bartlesville.

He is also survived by four grandchildren, Erin “Katy” Servos and husband Nathan of Raytown, Mo., Calley Anne Herth and husband Dustin of Oklahoma City, Patrick O’Ryan McGehee and wife, Megan of Garland, Texas, and Britney Ranae Driskel of Stillwater. Two great-grandsons, Sebastian and Cameron Servos of Raytown, Mo., as well as several nieces and nephews and many friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Downs Syndrome Guild of Kansas City (DSG), in care of Palmer Marler Funeral Home, 5106 North Washington, Stillwater, OK 74075.

Condolences can besent to the family via an online guestbook at www. pmcfh.com or on facebook  at www.facebook.com/pmcfh

 

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