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John B McMakin, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. He was born on May 31, 1929 in Davis Oklahoma to Leo J. McMakin and Margaret J. Ferguson.
John was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Norman, Oklahoma, John graduated from Norman High School, and Oklahoma University, John was a USAF Veteran of the Korean War, and he retired from the State of Oklahoma, where he was head of records at the State Prison in Lexington, Oklahoma. He was a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. John's major hobbies were gardening and horses and he loved cooking.
He preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Lee McMakin.
John is survived by his daughter, Dalene.
A private family service took place at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Florida.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to American Lung Association.
Published on June 16, 2017
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