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Edward "Leon" Dick

March 8, 1934 August 16, 2019
Edward "Leon" Dick
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Edward “Leon” Dick, 85-year-old Vinita resident passed away Friday August 16, 2019 at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Leon was born on March 8, 1934 in White Oak, Oklahoma to Willie & Marie (Secondine) Dick. Leon was a member of White Oak Baptist Church. He also loved to golf and fish. Leon was the ceremonial speaker for the Shawnee Tribal Ceremonies. He also proudly served his country through the United States Air Force. Leon was preceded in death by his parents, wife Juanita Dick, and a significant other, Lovetta Peetoom.
Leon is survived by one sister: Doris Hogan and husband Don of Washington, Missouri, one niece: Shannon Shryock and significant other, Kevin Berckbigler of Washington, Missouri, two nephews: Danny Hogan and wife Jammie of St. Claire, Missouri and Gary Hogan of Sullivan, Missouri, two great nephews: Logan Shryock and Mason Shryock, three great-nieces, Abby, Maddy and Ella Hogan; three cousins: Sherry Gardner and husband Joe of Claremore, Oklahoma, Steve Daughtery and wife Sharon of Wyandotte, Oklahoma, and John Daughtery and wife Susan of Edmond, Oklahoma, as well as, numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, & friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like contributions to be made to White Oak Baptist Church, 155 N. Jones, Vinita, Oklahoma 74301 or the Shawnee Ceremonial Fund, c/o Sharon Gardner, 1132 N. Faulkner Drive, Claremore, Oklahoma 74017.
The Celebration of Life Services for Leon will be 10am – Tuesday August 20, 2019 at White Oak Baptist Church with Brother Leland Bartlett and Pastor Steven Leon Daughtery officiating, and burial grave rites by Ben Barnes to follow at Lewis Shawnee Tribal Cemetery. The visitation will be held from 5pm – 9pm Monday August 19, 2019 at Leon’s home, located at 636 N. Brewer in Vinita. Casket bearers will be Ronnie Daughtery, Brett Barnes, George Hink Dick, Jon Peetoom, Gary Meeks, & Buddy Breshears. Honorary casket bearers will be Logan Shryock & Mason Shryock. The family has entrusted the arrangements to Burckhalter Highsmith Funeral & Cremation Services of Vinita.

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Lewis Shawnee Cemetery Final Resting Place

S 4310
Chelsea, OK 74016

S 4310 Chelsea 74016 OK
United States

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