Memorial services for John William Runge, 65, will be held Monday, May 27, at 11 a.m. in the Harvey-Douglas Centennial Chapel with Pastor Mike Johnston officiating.

The son of the late Otis H. and Estelle Josephine Calley Runge, John was born April 24, 1948, in Ardmore and passed away here, May 24, 2013.

A resident of Ardmore most of his life, John graduated from Ardmore High School in 1966 and operated Broadway Conoco for many years.

He was an avid OU football fan.

He is survived by two sons, Nicholas Runge of Ardmore and Joshua Runge of Lone Grove, his daughter, Christy Goldberg, Seabrook, NH; sister, Linda Smith of Ardmore; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandson; and one great-granddaughter on the way; niece, Monica Dickerson; nephews, Jeff and Christopher Runge; and the mother of his children, Patti Runge.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Neal.

Cremation-With-Care and a Gathering of Simplicity are under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory.

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