Claremore Daily Progress

Obituaries

May 6, 2014

Ralph Zane Willcut

CLAREMORE — Funeral services for Ralph Zane Willcut, 78, Claremore, will be held on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. 10:00 AM at Stephens Memorial Chapel, Pryor.  Pastor Daryl  Lee will officiate and burial will follow at Ghormley Cemetery, Pensacola, Okla. Services are entrusted to Stephens Memorial Chapel, Pryor, Okla.

Ralph was born Dec. 30, 1935 in Hulbert, Okla. to Ralph  W. and Emma Willcut. He departed this life on May 3, 2014 in Claremore at the age of 78 years 4 months and 3 days.

He attended and graduated from Pryor High School with the class of 1953.  Ralph married Donna J. Graham on June 21, 1959 in Elkins, West Virginia.  She preceded him in death on Aug. 20, 2006.  Ralph worked several years in construction before returning to Pryor, Oklahoma to make their home and raise their three sons, all of whom graduated from Pryor High School.  

Ralph retired from Lone Star Cement in 1998.  He and his wife then moved to Claremore, Oklahoma to spend their retirement years closer to all of their beloved grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Donna, Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters Jeri Martin, Katie Cooper and Phyllis Anderson, two brothers Gene Willcut and Dale Willcutt.

Ralph is survived by son Rick Willcut and wife Terri and their two daughters Alicia Shannon and husband Jeremy, Amber Davis and her husband Jason; son Joel Willcut and wife Sharon and their two sons Cole and Chad Willcut; son Troy and wife Zenda and their two sons Tyler and Kyle, four great grandchildren, brother Dan Willcutt and wife Dannie and sister Bernice Kerr.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Stephens Memorial Chapel, Pryor, Oklahoma from 6-8 p.m.

In lieu of other remembrances donations can be made to: St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.

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