|Birth: ||Jan. 21, 1932|
|Death: ||Jul. 30, 2012|
John Wesley Battershell passed away on July 30, 2012 in Edmond, Oklahoma at the age of 80. He was born in Atwood, Oklahoma on January 21, 1932 to George Hendrix Battershell and Bessie Addie (Watson) Battershell. John attended Gerty Public Schools in Gerty, Oklahoma. After graduation John graduated from Central State University in Edmond, Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Accounting. John had a CPA practice in Holdenville for over 20 years. He also taught accounting at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. The students really loved Mr. Battershell at ECU! John enjoyed being outdoors spending time feeding his cattle and horses and gardening. He loved his grandchildren dearly and always looked forward to spending time with them. He made the rounds as often as he could to various locations in Allen and Calvin to drink coffee and visit with friends. An occasional dominos game was the place to find John if you were looking for him. He also coached baseball and basketball at Gerty at times. He is preceded in death by his parents, siblings Freeman, Raymond, Joe, Gene, Marie, Edith, George, Iva and Clarence. He is survived by his sister, Louise Howard of Oklahoma City, children Joyce Hunter of Oklahoma City, Patsy Saslow of Edmond, John Jr. of Edmond, and Mark Battershell of Calvin, grandchildren Christi, Kelly, Bradley and Katelyn and great-grandchild Jayden.
Graveside Service is scheduled for 10:00AM on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at the Gerty Cemetery in Gerty, Oklahoma. Services are under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home in Holdenville, Oklahoma.
Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: Jul 30, 2012
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