Obituaries

Charlene O'Dell
D: 2018-09-18
View Details
O'Dell, Charlene
Roy Ellis
B: 1945-11-28
D: 2018-09-16
View Details
Ellis, Roy
Marsha Lackey
B: 1958-07-30
D: 2018-09-14
View Details
Lackey, Marsha
Jeanette Stewart
B: 1952-08-18
D: 2018-09-13
View Details
Stewart , Jeanette
Adrian Rumbaugh
B: 1992-07-07
D: 2018-09-13
View Details
Rumbaugh, Adrian
Joyce Fore
B: 1932-10-27
D: 2018-09-11
View Details
Fore , Joyce
Ralla Yarbro
B: 1944-10-09
D: 2018-09-04
View Details
Yarbro , Ralla
Jessie Vansill
B: 1930-01-19
D: 2018-08-27
View Details
Vansill, Jessie
Emma Catherine Gordon
B: 1937-09-22
D: 2018-08-20
View Details
Gordon, Emma Catherine
Jerry Gore
B: 1934-05-08
D: 2018-08-18
View Details
Gore, Jerry
Evelyn Young
B: 1947-08-26
D: 2018-08-18
View Details
Young , Evelyn
Dorothy Lamb
B: 1931-11-29
D: 2018-08-16
View Details
Lamb, Dorothy
Kenneth McKee
B: 1930-04-13
D: 2018-08-16
View Details
McKee, Kenneth
Charles "Steve" Rutledge
B: 1956-04-01
D: 2018-08-12
View Details
Rutledge, Charles "Steve"
Guy Kerley
B: 1926-05-19
D: 2018-08-08
View Details
Kerley, Guy
Onita McMillan
B: 1944-01-26
D: 2018-08-06
View Details
McMillan, Onita
James Smart
B: 1945-01-17
D: 2018-08-03
View Details
Smart, James
Randy Gray
B: 1952-02-18
D: 2018-08-03
View Details
Gray, Randy
Oliver Marutzky
B: 1934-10-11
D: 2018-08-02
View Details
Marutzky, Oliver
Wendell Billingsley
B: 1961-03-19
D: 2018-08-02
View Details
Billingsley, Wendell
Emmitt Gilcrease
B: 1922-02-26
D: 2018-08-01
View Details
Gilcrease, Emmitt

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1302 Seventh Street
Wilson, OK 73463
Phone: (580) 668-2426
Fax: (580)-701-2576
J D  Deese
In Memory of
J D 
Deese
1922 - 2018
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Alexander Funeral Home
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>

Obituary for J D Deese

J D   Deese
Ratliff City- Graveside services for Mr. JD Deese of Ratliff City will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday - June 23, 2018 at the Ratliff City Cemetery in Ratliff City with Rev. Mike Johnston officiating. Services are under the direction and care of Alexander Funeral Home in Ratliff City.

J D was born at his parents home in Velma on March 21, 1922 to the late William R. (Bill) Deese and Mrs. Katie (Jump) Deese. He departed this life Wednesday June 20, 2018 at Arbuckle Memorial Hospital in Sulphur at the age of 96 years, 2 months, and 30 days.

J D was raised in the Velma area and met Velma (Fagg) Deese when his family moved to the Seminole area during the oil boom. They married prior to J D enlisting in the Army. Their only son, William (Bill) Deese, was born while J D was in Europe fighting in WWII. When he returned, they moved to Countyline where he lived until his death. Upon his return to civilian life, he worked in the oil field. After retirement, he was a farmer and cattleman until he was afflicted with a stroke that partially paralyzed his left leg.

J D loved country music and dancing and classic TV western shows and movies. He always had a great sense of humor. When asked about his unusually short name which was not short for anything, he would say that he asked his mother once if they had run out of names.

Preceding him in death were his parents, a half-sister Susie, wife Velma (d. 4.21.14) and son Bill (d. 9.26.2005).

Survivors include two granddaughters, Peggy Giersz of Wauconda, IL (mother to Shawn, Jessica & Nickolas) and Carol Deese of Elmwood Park, IL (mother to Eric) and numerous great-great grandchildren.

Online condolences can be made at alexanderfuneralhome.org.
Order Flowers