|Birth: ||Aug. 10, 1908|
|Death: ||Jul. 10, 2002|
Source: Daily Ardmoreite, Ardmore, Oklahoma
• OKLAHOMA CITY -- Services for Harry Tucker Veal will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Vondel Smith Chapel in Oklahoma City.
Veal, who died July 10, 2002, was born Aug. 10, 1908, in Woodford.
A graduate of Ardmore High School, he served in the Marine Corps during World War II, and after being discharged, he worked in Healdton as a field supervisor in the Eve City oil field and was owner of Veal Feed and Seed Company. He was a civic leader, commander of the Forty/Eight, member of American Legion and founder and organizer of the Healdton Rodeo Club. He and his sons designed and built the Healdton rodeo arena.
He was a general contractor, rancher, founder of Modern Plumbing and Heating Company in Oklahoma City in addition to being a real estate agent for Red Carpet Realty and an independent broker and founder of the Courtesy Realtors Company.
He is survived by his wife, Verna Lee; a son, Charles C. Veal and his wife, Brenda, Ratliff City; a stepson, Bobby L. Nickelson and wife, Judy, North Carolina; a daughter, Virginia E. Bertovict and husband, Frank, Mountoursville, Pa.; a daughter-in-law, Faye Veal, Denver; 13 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by son, Harry Kaufman Veal.
Memorials may be made in his name to the Veterans Hospitals of Oklahoma at VAMC, 921 NE 13th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73104.
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Record added: Mar 31, 2008
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