Donald Ray O'Briant
Funeral service for Donald Ray O'Briant, age 83 of Chickasha, Oklahoma, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 in the Calvary Baptist Church. Bro. Chuck Patterson will officiate assisted by Bro. Kim Hayes.
Donald Ray O'Briant went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 19, 2016 with his family at his side. Don was born in Lookeba, Oklahoma on July 19, 1933.
After high school, Don attended Okmulgee Tech for two years then entered the United States Army. After his military service, Don worked the family farm all his life. He taught Sunday School for over fifty years and loved taking care of the Senior Saints. His greatest passion was for Missions and winning the lost for the cause of Christ. Don knew the Lord as his personal savior. He was a very active member of the Calvary Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife Maxine of fifty years; parents Ray and Dessie O'Briant; one grandson Kris Bates.
Survivors include his children: Grant Aldridge and wife Rhonda of Oklahoma City; Donita Bates and husband Jerry of Bartlesville; Gary Aldridge and wife Donna of Chickasha; April Bevill and husband Mike of Chickasha; Brady O'Briant and wife Nina of Chickasha; twenty grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; one brother Albert O'Briant and wife Betty; one sister Opal Capshew; numerous family and friends.
Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery. Service will be under the direction of the McRay Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers donate to Calvary Baptist Missions, P. O. Box 822, Chickasha, OK 73023.
Published on November 21, 2016