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John A Going

  • Birth 24 Mar 1930
  • Death 31 Jan 1999
  • Burial Holdenville, Hughes County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 25108383

John A. Going, 68, Shawnee, died Saturday in a local hospital.

A memorial service will be 10 a.m. today at First Indian Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Hawkins officiating. Burial will be at Cornell Cemetery of Holdenville under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.

John A. Going was born March 24, 1930, in Tom, Okla., the son of Rayson Gibson Going and Lucy Thompson Going. He graduated from Chilocco Indian School in 1955 and received an associate degree from Okmulgee Tech in 1957.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Chosan Reservoir in Korea. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Going was married to Loretta Jim in Oklahoma City on Feb. 26, 1955, and they had lived in Shawnee for 17 years. He worked as a body and fender repairman and was retired from Tinker Air Force Base.

He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and of First Indian Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one son, John A. Going Jr., and one daughter, Lucy McCulley.

He is survived by his wife, Loretta Going, of the home; two sons, Jimmy Ray Going, Norman; Ronald Going, of the home; two grandsons, Frank McCulley, Shawnee; Jonathan Going, of the home; brothers, Josiah Going, Lane; Rayson G. Going Jr., Broken Bow; sisters and brothers-in-law, Samantha and Dess Neal, Talihina; Frances Jean and Clyde Neil, Tom; Ruby Stotts, Mabel McGuire, both of Oklahoma City; Virginia Williams, Guthrie, and many other relatives.

{published in the Shawnee News-Star February 6 1999}

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  • Added: 6 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25108383
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John A Going (24 Mar 1930–31 Jan 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25108383, citing Cornell Family Cemetery, Holdenville, Hughes County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Sherry (contributor 46831173) .