|Birth: ||Oct. 7, 1931|
|Death: ||May 1, 2009|
CLIFFORD HOMER RAY DARST, age 77, was a lifelong Atoka area resident.
He was born October 7, 1931 to R.B. Darst and Ellie Sisson Darst at Tushka, Oklahoma.
Clifford passes away Friday, May 1, 2009 at his residence in Atoka, OK.
Clifford attended school at Forrest Hill and High School at Tushka.
He married Jewell Atteberry on October 16, 1955 at Hobbs, New Mexico.
He was a carpenter, builder, and cabinet maker. He taught carpentry and masonry at the Stringtown Correctional Facility.
Clifford was a member of the Atoka First Baptist Church, a member of the Atoka Jaycees, and he helped to build the Atoka Baseball Field. He enjoyed gardening, yardwork, hunting, and visiting with his friends at the coffee shop.
He is survived by:
WIFE: Jewell Darst of the home in Atoka, OK.
Glenda Carnefix and husband Steve of Pea Ridge, Ark.
Vonda Miller of Atoka, OK.
Michael Darst and wife Becky of Atoka, OK.
Walter R.B. "Skipper" Darst and wife Gail of Berney, CA.
Trelia Heise and husband Michael of Sherman, TX.
Clifford Jr. "Sam" Darst and wife Kelly of Antlers, OK.
Bob Darst and wife Pat of Cummings, Georgia
Sue Tate and husband Pete of Edmond, OK.
18 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren, and neices, nephews, other relatives, and many dear and loved friends.
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY:
PARENTS: R.B. and Ellie Darst
BROTHER: Haskell Darst
SISTER: Della Lee
Services will be Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 4:00pm at Browns Funeral Home Chapel at Atoka, OK.
Interment: Green Meadows Cemetery - Atoka, OK.
Officiating will be Rev. Joe Chapin
Assisting will be Rev. Tom Hargrave
Casketbearers: Russell Eldridge, Dennis Courtney, Jim Fryer, Don Wallace, Clovis Roland, Carl Henderson.
Honorary Casketbearers: 1948 Tushka State Basketball Champs; Bob Smith, Melvin Smith, Kenneth Evans, Wesley Smithart.
Brother: Haskell Darst
R. B. Darst (1908 - 1989)
Ellie Sisson Darst (1908 - 1991)
Haskell R. Darst (1929 - 1994)*
Clifford Homer Ray Darst (1931 - 2009)
Green Meadows Cemetery
Created by: Susie~In Loving Memory~
Record added: May 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36718243