Mr. O.L. Lofton, Jr., age 85, a resident of Broken Bow, Oklahoma, died Saturday, July 15, 2017 at his home.
He was born May 1, 1932 in Dierks, Arkansas. He worked for Weyerhaeuser for 37 years, and was a superintendent at the Craig Plant. He was also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Broken Bow.
Mr. Lofton was preceded in death by his parents, O.L. Lofton, Sr. and Callie Ethel Murray Lofton; his wife Betty Jo Davis Lofton; a sister, Mildred Cothren; and a brother, Thomas Lofton.
He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Marsha Lofton of De Queen, Arkansas; one daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Roger Holley of Atoka, Oklahoma; one brother, Kenneth Lofton of Dierks; one sister, Mary Lee of Athens, Texas; three grandchildren and their spouses, Jason and Cindy Lofton, Lindsey and Patrick Kelley, and Clay and Esma Holley; 10 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Lofton will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in the First United Methodist Church of Broken Bow with Oscar Wilkie and Roger Holley officiating. Burial will follow in the Hochatown Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.
The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., on Tuesday, at the First United Methodist Church in Broken Bow.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Broken Bow.
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