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Anthony Alan Francisco

Funeral for Anthony Alan Francisco, 33, Lawton, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Watchetaker Hall at the Comanche Nation Tribal Complex, 9 miles north of Lawton, with Anita Johnson officiating.

Mr. Francisco went to his heavenly home Sunday, June 10, 2018.

Burial will be at Otipoby Cemetery under direction of Comanche Nation Funeral Home.

All night wake will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Watchetaker Hall.

Anthony was born June 4, 1985, at Fort Sill to Geneva Hadley and Juan Francisco. He grew up and attended school at Apache High School. Anthony was a proud defensive lineman for the Apache Warriors football team from 1999 to 2002. The Warriors went to state in 2000 and they were rated No. 2 in the state. He received his GED in 2004 and went on to obtain a drafting certificate from Great Plains Vo-Tech. He was a residential painter for a local business.

He enjoyed watching and playing football and was an avid OU fan. He also enjoyed board games, video games and pod casts. He adored his nieces and nephews; he made the best babysitter.

Anthony was a member of the Comanche Nation and was also of Cheyenne, Kiowa, Seminole descent. He was a direct descendant of Comanche Chief Esa Rosa and a Kiowa Yellowwolf descendant.

Anthony is survived by his mother Geneva Hadley; sister, Erin "Sissy" Singleton and husband Adam; brothers: Timothy Francisco, Rio Hadley, Shane Henning, all of Lawton; and Nicholas "Pac-Man" Soliz, Oklahoma City; PaPa, Charles Elrod, of the home; grandmother, Pamela Atauvich; nieces and nephews: Genina, Angelina, Michael, Daniel, Elina, Nayeli and Nokosi; special sister, Janie Gooday; special brothers: Nathyn Yackeyonny, Bayard Lookingglass, Nigel Mahseet, Stephen Whitewolf, Geno Lawson, Shawn Green; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by grandparents: Frankie Hadley Sr., Betty Johnson Elrod, Naomi Whitewolf Lyles, Edith Johnson Reyes, Harold Johnson Jr., Malcolm and Sharon Orange, great-grandparents: Bernice (Whitewolf) and Harold Johnson Sr., Preston Hadley and Lydia Queton; great-great-grandmother, Maude Chaat.

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