A celebration of the life of Benny Alton Maytubby will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, at the First Baptist Church in Mill Creek, Okla., with Lee Maytubby and Josh Blizzard officiating.
Benny passed away in Ardmore on Jan. 24, 2019, at the age of 94. Benny was born on Jan. 8, 1925, in Mill Creek to Silas and Bessie Gertrude (Hobson) Maytubby. He accepted Christ at a young age and was a Christian. He married Norma Jean Bratton in Gainesville, Texas, on June 30, 1952. He served our country as a member of the United States Army. Benny was a guard at Nuremberg Trails and went on to work at the Pentagon for the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Department of Defense from the Truman Administration through the Johnson Administration. Serving as the Mayor of Mill Creek, owning the BullFrog Cafe as well as buying and selling antiques; he loved the town he got to call home. He loved family, finding a great bargain, looking for arrowheads, gardening and the Washington Redskins. Some of his greatest joys were wetting a hook and a big fish fry. He was a kind man with a strong heart who loved his country, hometown of Mill Creek, family, friends and all who knew him.
Benny is preceded in death by his parents Silas and Bessie Maytubby; siblings Byron Maytubby, Melvin Maytubby, Eulita Corneilius, IdaJean Jones and one great-grandchild.
Those he leaves to cherish his memories are his wife, Norma of Ardmore; sons, Gary Maytubby and wife Becky, of Ardmore, Stanley Maytubby and wife Regina, of Gene Autry; grandchildren, Shon Maytubby, Cassandra Carter and husband Kevin, Mike Maytubby and wife Sommer, Carrie Jolley and husband Justin; 11 great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends. We have lost one of the greatest generations and he will be missed.