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Karl Lynn Sinclair, left this earth on February 27, 2018, at the age of 80. Karl was born June 13, 1937, in Mt. Pleasant, TX, to Kenith C and Emma (Willtrout) Sinclair.

He was a proud graduate of Texas A&M, Class of '59. Upon graduation he went to work for Mobil Oil Company in Marketing in Houston and, during his employment, was transferred to Tulsa, OK, Oklahoma City, OK, and New York. Upon his return to Newalla, OK in 1973, he went to work for Harrison Levy Company in Commercial Real Estate, with a successful 37-year career.

Karl was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Chester and Clitis Sinclair; wife, Doris Milford Sinclair; and step-daughter Lisa Goodspeed Wintory.

He is survived by his wife, Carmen Goodspeed Sinclair, of the home; daughters, Donna Edwards and husband Otis of Choctaw, Lisa Early and husband Robert of Foyil, Karla Reiter of Oklahoma City; step-sons Steve Milford of Newalla and David Goodspeed and wife Suzanne of Norman; grandchildren Teresa Hartsell, Elena Morales, Sydney Roberts, Shelby Honeysuckle, Robert Early, Stephanie Kimbell, Collin Power, Rylee Goodspeed and Michael Wintory; great grandchildren MacRae and Katie Hartsell and Wesley Kimbell; his sisters Berniece Edwards of Waco, TX and Sue Sterling of Longview, TX; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank his private caregivers and Centennial Hospice for their excellent care.

Funeral services will be with Jackson Funeral Home of Frederick with burial in Tipton, OK. A celebration of life will be held at Barnes Friedrich Funeral Home, 1820 S. Douglas, Midwest City, OK, at 1pm on March 5, 2018.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Texas A&M Association of Former Students, 505 George Bush Dr., College Station, TX, 77840.
Published on March 1, 2018
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