COLLINSVILLE, TULSA CO, OK
He was born March 13, 1954, in Cushing, Oklahoma, to Noel Milton
Due and Dolores Joan Siler Due.
Mr. Due spent his early years in Dewey, Oklahoma, graduating from Dewey High School in 1972. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Education from Oklahoma State University (OSU) in 1978, and his Master's Degree from Northeastern State University in 1993, before following in his father Noel's footsteps, becoming a teacher and a football coach. In 1995, he continued his career in Education Administration, accepting the position of Principal at Collinsville High School. Mr. Due served as Assistant Superintendent at Collinsville from 2004 through 2009, and as Superintendent from 2010, until his retirement in 2014.
Mr. Due received numerous awards and citations for his contributions to Oklahoma High School football. He served as All-State Football Coach in 1987, and Oil Bowl Football Coach in 1994, and was inducted into the Oklahoma Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2014.
Subsequent to his retirement he enjoyed his life at his Grand Lake cabin.
He is survived by his two children: Kelly Green and Jackson Neil Due of Collinsville, Oklahoma, Grandchildren: Lexie Green and Caden Green of Collinsville, Oklahoma, Sisters: Jeanene Downey and her husband Mike of Purcell, Oklahoma, and Melanie and her husband David of Dewey, Oklahoma, and Brother: Stephen and his wife Dolores of Oologah, Oklahoma. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews, and a host of other friends and relatives.
Preceded in death by his parents, Noel Milton Due and Dolores Joan Siler Due.
Visitations will be held at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home in Collinsville from 1:30pm through 6:00pm on Sunday, July 29, 2016, and from 9:00am through 8:00pm on Monday, August 1, 2016.
Services will be held at 10:00am, Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at the Collinsville High School Events Center, with Reverend Kelvin Limbocker officiating. Interment will follow at the Ridgelawn Cemetery in Collinsville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Terry Due Memorial Scholarship Fund at the American Bank of Oklahoma.
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