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Joe Exton, retired farmer, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2007 in the Cushing Regional Hospital at the age of 91 years.
The son of the late Harry Exton and Mary Fones Exton, Joe was born on September 19, 1915 in Chicago, IL coming to Oklahoma with his parents and family as a small child, living here since.
He was united in marriage to Nancy Walker on September 19, 1961 and she preceded him in death on June 24, 1997.
Joe had delivered the Cushing Citizen for many years in addition to working at Deep Rock and later Kerr McGee Refinery.
He was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church; a veteran of the United States Army, serving during World War II; he enjoyed gardening, fishing and spending time with his children grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include his two daughters, Jenny Bogle and her husband Jeff of Reeds, MO and Susan Exton of Cushing; 10 grandchildren, Josh Lemmons, Jake Lemmons, Amanda Lemmons, Randi Lemmons, Katie Lemmons, Rachael Lemmons, Jace Lemmons, Jarrett Exton, Samantha Bogle and Taylor Bogle; four great-grandchildren, Hayden Lemmons, Heath Lemmons, Kendyll Lemmons and Addison Lemmons; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Joe will be remembered by his family as a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one great-grandson, Dakota Lemmons.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2007 at 10 A.M. in the First Baptist Church with Dr. Lonny Lee, pastor, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Fairlawn Cemetery.
The family will greet friends on Wednesday evening, from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M. in the Floyd Family Center, east of the Funeral Home.
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