RINGLING — Funeral services for Mr. Jeromy Wayne Eubanks, 82, of Ringling, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, March 1, 2018, at Alexander Funeral Home Chapel of Ringling with Bro. John Spradlin officiating. Interment will follow at Ringling Memorial Cemetery.
Wayne was born on Nov. 21, 1935, at Walters to the late Mr. J.D. Eubanks and Mrs. Inez (Coker) Eubanks. He departed this life on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at the Healdton Hospital.
Wayne was raised at Devol, attending school at Duncan. He received a scholarship to OSU for architecture, but chose to work as a carpenter instead of attending college. He was second in state in carpentry during high school.
Wayne married the former Ottressia “Topsy” Ward and to this union they were blessed with four children, Jerry, Vicki, Kim and Kevin. Later in life, he married Donna Slain in 1984 and she preceded him in death on Sept. 5, 2007. Wayne was a very skilled carpenter who could build anything and was an accomplished brick layer and was a member of the Carpenters Union.
He was also preceded by his parents and a brother, Jimmy.
Survivors include daughters, Vickie Ross and husband, Joe, of Rio Linda, Calif., and Kim Dragoo and husband, Mark, of Redding, Calif.; sons, Jerry Eubanks and wife, Margaret, of Atlee and Kevin Eubanks of Colorado Springs, Colo.; seven grandchildren, J.D. Eubanks and wife, Tabitha, Nicki Hill and husband, Eddy, Jeromy Eubanks and wife, Ashley, Isis Ross, Steven Eubanks, Sarah Hannigan and husband, Neil and Gracie Dragoo; three great-grandchildren; and numerous other family and friends.
Casket bearers are Jeromy Eubanks, J.D. Eubanks, Dakota Eubanks, Joe Hill, Eddy Hill and Bobby Bracken.
Honorary bearers are his great-grandchildren and Kelen Pemberton, Wilby Barnes, Billy Bob Barnes and Mickey Ficklin.
Family visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Alexander Funeral Home of Ringling.
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