Floyd Bone Sr.
Funeral for Floyd Bone Sr., 86, Lawton, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in the Becker-Rabon Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Bone, Nursing Home Minister of Lawton First Assembly, officiating.
Mr. Bone passed away Friday, April 13, 2018, at his home in Lawton with his wife by his side.
Burial will be in the Walters Cemetery under direction of Becker-Rabon Funeral Home.
Floyd was born May 6, 1931, in Konawa, to Dewey C. and Nancy (Prewitt) Bone Sr. Floyd graduated from Lawton High School. Following graduation he went to work for Civil Service at Fort Sill. Floyd then met a beautiful girl named Pauline Mincey from Faxon. The couple was married Nov. 10, 1950, in Walters. From this union came children Floyd Jr., Debbie and Cheryl.
While at Fort Sill Floyd's career changed several times and he received numerous awards. Floyd was known as the "Mr. Weapons Department" by those who dealt with him over the years. The soft-spoken operations scheduling specialist was a force in fashioning cannon military occupational specialties for nearly two decades. Floyd went to the weapons department and in 1985 was promoted to Chief of Operations Division.
Following the death of Pauline on Aug. 12, 1993, Floyd met and married Kathy (Baker) McDonald on March 10, 1994, in Cache.
Floyd is survived by his wife, of the home; his son Floyd Bone Jr. and wife Rhonda, The Woodlands, Texas; a grandson, Jason Bone and wife Amanda; two granddaughters, Jennifer Bone and Nikki Stewart; two great-granddaughters, Adalynn and Audrey Bone; three brothers, Melvin Bone and wife Katherine, the Rev. Bill Bone and wife Lou and Jerry Bone; a sister, Wanda Mahaffey; a step-son, Larry and wife Sheila Young from Cache; a step-daughter-in-law, Rita Young, Indiahoma; and many other grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Pauline, daughters Debbie and Cheryl, granddaughter Larissa Barrett, step-son Jimmy Young, three brothers D.C. Bone, Jr., Kenneth Bone and Harold Bone, two sisters Helen Bates and Cleo Lawyer, one nephew Michael Bone and a sister-in-law, Betty Bone.
Charitable contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
An online guest book and sympathy cards are available at www.beckerfuneral.com