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Richard Doyle Traylor

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Richard Doyle Traylor

Funeral services for Richard Doyle Traylor, a Coalgate resident, were held Thursday, December 29, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Brown’s Funeral Chapel in Coalgate with Reverend Osborne Roberts officiating. Burial was in Centrahoma Cemetery with Brown’s Funeral Service of Coalgate in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Traylor was born December 16, 1956 to Adolphus and Grace Irene (Bowen) Traylor at Coalgate, OK and passed away December 23, 2022 at Ada, OK at the age of 66 years, and 7 days. He attended Olney Schools and served in the Army National Guard. Doyle met Vickie when he was 15 years old and she was 13 years old. They decided to get married on September 10, 1979 at Coalgate, OK. They enjoyed 51 wonderful years together. Doyle worked in maintenance for the Oklahoma Department of Corrections where he retired after 27 years. He retired as a volunteer firefighter for the Coalgate Fire Department. Doyle was a heavy equipment operator and also worked for the Wapanucka Water Department. He was always working. Doyle liked to catfish and play dominoes. He was known by his children for his lectures from the kitchen table. Brett and Michelee said they would rather had a whipping than listen to those lectures. Doyle loved telling stories and going to the movies with his “Ol’ Lady”. He really liked his dog, Piper, but would never admit it. His favorite times were spent with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Vickie Sue Traylor of the home in Coalgate; son, Brett Traylor and wife Shandi of Coalgate; daughter, Michelee Traylor of Coalgate; grandchildren, Talan Traylor and wife Callie, Morgan Traylor and Joseph Maynard, Hunter Traylor, Laren Traylor, Hadley Traylor, Jarrett Taylor, Jaycie Taylor, Jax Taylor all of Coalgate; great-grandchildren, Baylon Maynard and Jacetyn Traylor; brother, Ricky Eugene Traylor.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Adolphus and Grace Irene (Bowen) Traylor; Great-grandchild, Jaylen Traylor; brothers, Ike Traylor and Tommy Traylor; and sisters, Ethel Morlan, Lillie Archer, Lucille Thorton, Minnie Spears and Rosetta Spears.

Casketbearers were Michael Armstrong, Jimmie Holder, David Bernhardt, Daniel Bernhardt, Kevin Holder and Jake Wood. Honorary bearers were Russell Hampton, James Frazier, Frankie Wallace, Ernest Mayo, Nathan Adams, and Todd Bourland.

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