Funeral services for Graydon Lee Fooshee, 83, former Lawton resident, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, in First Baptist West with the Rev. Harold Gaches, pastor, officiating.

Mr. Fooshee went to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Paris, Texas.

Burial will be in Highland Cemetery under the direction of Becker-Rabon Funeral Home.

Mr. Fooshee was born March 1, 1932, in Clinton, Okla. He moved to Lawton at three months of age and was a graduate of the Lawton High School class of 1951. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 until 1955 and attended technical school at Colorado State College of Education in Greeley, Colo. He married Yvonne Aucoin on April 7, 1955, in Lawton.

His first job, while in sixth grade, was at Ozmun’s Wholesale Grocery. In junior high and high school, he worked at Pure Ice Cream Company, Dairy Queen and at the Kater Inn Restaurant. He spent 41 years as a music merchant, retiring in 1996 as the owner of Frontier Music Company.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, shooting sports and gardening. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Ardmore and had been a member of First Baptist West in Lawton.

He is survived by his wife; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Bob Fentress, Broken Bow, Okla., and Tammy and Charlie Bancroft, Lutz, Fla.; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Misty Fooshee, Ardmore; four grandsons, David Fentress, Rosharon, Texas, Andrew Bancroft, Ardmore, Matthew Bancroft, Lutz, Fla., and Steven Fooshee, Ardmore; two granddaughters, Gina Prater, Goodwater, Okla., and Haley Fooshee, Ardmore; a great-grandson, Silas Bancroft and a great-granddaughter, Alice Bancroft, both of Ardmore; two sisters-in-law, Loretta Aucoin, Lawton, and Carolyn Fooshee, Panama City, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews.

His parents, a brother and a sister preceded him in death.

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