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Elmer D. Vincent

September 20, 1928 — February 4, 2020

Elmer Duewaine Vincent, 91, left this world Tuesday, February 4, 2020.

The family will be at Walker Funeral Service on Thursday from 6pm to 7pm to receive friends. Funeral services will be 2:00pm Friday, February 7, 2020 at New Life Church (10th & Draper) with Charles Sutton officiating. Burial will follow at Johnson Cemetery.

Elmer was born September 20, 1928 in Shawnee, OK to W.G. “Bill” Vincent and Effie (States) Vincent. He attended Pleasant View Elementary School through the 8th grade at which time he had to quit school and work on the family farm. On February 13, 1951 he entered the United States Army where he attended a 5 month welding school at Atlanta General Depot Military Base. He was then stationed in Korea where he repaired Peirce Plank Runways. He was assigned to the 182nd Engineering Aviation Battalion.

After returning home from Korea, he married Deloris LaVona (Henson) on June 6, 1953. Unto this marriage was born two children: Debbie and Dwaine. They were married 61 years until her death in 2014.

He worked at Lee School from 1963 to 1966 and then continued farming until he began employment at Fred Jones Remanufacturing in1966 and retired from there in 1990.

Elmer was a member of New Life Church where he attended 3 times a week faithfully.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife: Deloris, a brother: Alvin Vincent, sisters: Helen Carson and Eula Schultze, and a great-grandson: Tristan Wood.

Survivors include Daughter: Debbie Wood and husband Gene of Foster, OK, son: Dwaine Vincent and wife Leslie of Ponca City, OK, grandchildren: Jason Wood,Clint Wood and wife Kerenda,Aaron Wood all of Foster, OK, Kyle Vincent of Wichita, KS, Cory Vincent and wife Nina of Ponca City, Lauren Valley and husband Frank of OKC, 10 great-grandchildren,1 great-great-granddaughter, sister-in-Law: Jean Vincent of Shawnee, good friend Jackie Wood, and numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

 A special thank you to the Claremore Veterans Center (Unit 1-D) for their exceptional care.

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