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Obituary: Doyle Morton Thompson; Harrah, OK


Doyle Morton Thompson, age 80, of Harrah, OK, passed away Sunday, December 11, 2016 at his home. Doyle was born in Harrah on November 6, 1936 to Johnie Albert & Naomi Parelee Thompson.

He was married to Leah Rae Ross Brand on February 14, 1969. Into this union he brought his sons, Larry & Jerry.

He was preceded in death by his son, Larry, January, 2015, who he loved dearly, his parents and his brother, Leo.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Leah, son Jerry & “Daughter”-in-law, Tina of Delight, step-son Michael Ross Brand, Harrah, two grandchildren, Zachary Moore & wife, Danielle, of Dierks, and Tiffany Thompson of Hot Springs. Great grandchildren, Dylan & Katelyn of Dierks.

Also survived by one sister, Barbara Butler, Stillwater, OK, several nieces & nephews and a host of friends, including his “domino playing buddies” at the Citizen Potawatomi Elders in McLoud. Doyle graduated from Harrah High School and later took classes at Rose State and 2 years at OSU for further education and training for his job in Mechanical Engineering at Tinker Air Force Base.

He served in the U.S. Army in Germany for 3 1/2 years and worked for several years in various states as an insulator on power plants and refineries.

Doyle retired from Tinker Air Force Base in 1990. He was a man of many talents & abilities. He enjoyed wood-working, small engine repair & gardening. He was extremely proud of his Citizen Potawatomi heritage.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Choctaw United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice. A memorial service will be 3 p.m., Thursday, December 15, 2016, at the Asa Smith Memorial Chapel, Harrah, OK. Burial is private. Services are under the direction of Smith~Parks Funeral Service in Harrah, OK.

A guest book is available to share your memories on-line. Please visit www.smithparks.com.

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