|Birth: ||Dec. 9, 1923|
|Death: ||Sep. 10, 2008|
Edward "Ed" Largent, 84, longtime Checotah resident passed away on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 in Checotah, OK. He was born on Saturday, December 9, 1923 in Checotah, OK to Lester and Meda West Largent.
Ed attended school in Checotah. He joined the United States Navy on July 28, 1944 serving as a Machinist Mate Third Class during WWII. Ed received an Honorable Discharge on June 10, 1946.
He married Evelyn Burks on April 21, 1948 in Eufaula, OK. Ed worked for McDonnell-Douglas as a shipping and receiving clerk retiring in 1976. He was a Cattle Rancher and enjoyed raising a summer garden, watermelons, tomatoes, and loved to fish and hunt. He served on the Veterans Political Action Committee here in Checotah from 2000 thru 2004. Ed was a member of the Onapa Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his Parents; Brother, JL Largent; Sisters, Goldie Bookout and Lois Lane.
Ed is lovingly survived by his Children, Joann Williams, Janice Garcia, Eddy Largent, Kenneth Largent & Rickey Largent. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, other extended family, and a host of friends.
The family will greet friends 6pm to 8pm on Friday, September 12, 2008 at Garrett Family Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, September 13, 2008 at Onapa Baptist Church with Reverend Richard Ford officiating. Committal Prayers and Interment will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery with Eddy Largent, Kenneth Largent, Shawn Craighead, David Ford, Joe Lovett, Colton Lovett & Tyler Lovett serving as Casket Bearers. The United States Navy will provide military Honors.
You may share online condolences with Ed's family @ www. garrettfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family of Ed Largent entrusted his care and services to John & Kim Garrett of Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 311 S.W. 2nd Checotah, Ok. 74426 (918)473-2244.
Source: "Muskogee Phoenix" - 11 Sep 2008
Lester Lee Largent (1892 - 1981)
Meda E Largent (1902 - 1995)
Evelyn Dovie Burks Largent (1922 - 2003)*
Edward Largent (1923 - 2008)
Goldie L Largent Bookout (1925 - 2008)*
Leola Jewel Largent (1926 - 1965)*
Created by: Connie
Record added: Sep 12, 2008
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