|Birth: ||Mar. 11, 1932|
|Death: ||Sep. 5, 2008|
SHAWNEE, Okla. — Shawnee resident Olney Kenneth Gober, 76, of Shawnee passed away Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, in Shawnee.
Kenneth was born March 11, 1932, in Maud, to Gerkin and Helen Dickey-Gober.
He attended Rock Springs Elementary School and graduated from Maud High School in 1952.
He entered the U.S. Army in 1952 and was stationed in Ft. Lewis Washington until honorably discharged.
On July 18, 1953, he married Phyllis Jeanne Horn. Upon leaving the service they resided in California until moving back to Oklahoma in 1964. Kenneth and Phyllis raised three sons Wayne, Dale and Paul Gober.
He was preceded in death by his wife Phyllis in December of 1994. On November 27, 1996 he married Betty Rawls, and they resided in Shawnee.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Gober; father: Gerkin Gober; mother: Helen Dickey-Gober; sister: Sue Gober-Richards; father-in-law: Albert Horn; and brothers-in-law: Richard Horn and Roland Tiffin.
He is survived by his wife, Betty of the home; mother-in-law, Vernull Horn of Shawnee; sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Terry Gober of Shawnee, Dale and Christy Gober of Oklahoma City and Paul and Valerie Gober of Seminole; step-children and their spouses, Carolyn and Jay Aldridge of Kinta, OK, Troy Jr. and Patti Rawls of Earlsboro; brothers and sisters, Erma Tiffin of Calif., Harold Gober and wife Towana of Shawnee, Gerkin Gober, Jr. and wife Patty of Calif., Donna Weatherly and husband David of Tecumseh, and Ronald Gober and wife Sonya of Tulsa; 10 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
The family will be at the funeral home to greet friends Tuesday from 6 - 8 p.m. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cummins Cemetery in Maud with Johnny Stephens officiating, assisted by David Pollard, under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.
To share memories, or to sign the guest book on-line, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.
Created by: Alice Huitt Preston
Record added: Jan 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33367323
Olney Kenneth Gober is buried in Cummings Cemetery, Maud, Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma. Obituary can be found in the Shawnee News Star; Sept. 6, 2008|
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