|Birth: ||Jun. 28, 1942|
|Death: ||Jun. 17, 2011|
George Leon Bearpaw
(June 28, 1942 - June 17, 2011)
George Leon Bearpaw, son of Shakey and Mary (Sanders) Bearpaw was born June 28, 1942, in Adair County, Oklahoma and departed this life to be with our Heavenly Father on Friday, June 17, 2011, at the age of 68.
Leon was married to Annie Lou (Owl) Bearpaw in 1977 and they had three sons: Anthony, Russell and Dewayne. Leon was a natural musician and played music all his life. He very much enjoyed playing the drums for the folks at the Stilwell Nutrition Center. He has helped many people through his music. Leon retired from Greenleaf Nursery after many years of service.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Annie Bearpaw; three sisters, Ruby Ruckman, Ruth Ann Tunnell and Mary Louise Bearpaw; one brother, James Leroy Bearpaw.
He is survived by his children, Anthony Owl, of Sallisaw, Russell and Dewayne Bearpaw, of Stilwell; one brother, Bob Bearpaw, of Bunch; four nieces, Michelle King and her husband, Joshua; Edi Heck; Brenda Fitzgerald and her husband, Brett; and Glenda Sellers and her husband, Vernon, all of Tahlequah and a host of other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at Hart Memorial Chapel with Bro. Ellis Foster officiating. Interment will follow at Barber Cemetery under the direction of Hart Funeral Home of Stilwell
[Hart Funeral Home]
Shakey Bearpaw (1904 - 1978)
Mary Sanders Bearpaw (1908 - 1983)
Annie Lou Owl Bearpaw (1952 - 2000)
Ruby Bearpaw Ruckman (1929 - 2002)*
Ruth Ann Bearpaw Tunnell (1934 - 1979)*
James Leroy Bearpaw (1940 - 2001)*
George Leon Bearpaw (1942 - 2011)
Created by: Alice P.
Record added: Jun 20, 2011
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