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Memorial service for Jimmy Lee McCloskey, age 78 of Chickasha, Oklahoma, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 21,2016 in Fairlawn Cemetery. Pastor Donnie Edmondson will officiate.
Jimmy Lee was born the son of Lee Frank McCloskey and Ida Igo McCloskey on June 7, 1937 in Cement, Oklahoma. He died on May 6, 2016 in Chickasha.
Jimmy graduated from Anadarko High School and then entered the United States Navy. After his service, he moved to Norman. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma and later became Flight Chief of Operations for the FAA for 25 years. After numerous years in Norman, he moved to Chickasha. He sold cars for Charles Allen Ford, worked at Hermetic Switch and Canadian Valley Vo-Tech. Jimmy then co-owned and operated Alamo Hunting Supply with his wife Marilyn.
He was preceded in death by his parents Lee and Ida McCloskey; sister Barbara Livingston; brother Ray Delwin McCloskey; son Jimmy McCloskey Jr.; grandson Eric McCloskey.
Survivors include his wife Marilyn McCloskey of Chickasha; son Kent McCloskey of Henrietta; daughter Michelle Phillips and husband Scott of Flower Mound, Texas; daughter Amy Wilkinson of Cement; sister Joann Hancock and husband Tommy of Gracemont; sister Glennis Scafetta of Chickasha; father-in-law Walter Bailey of Ninnekah; sister-in-law Patty Camp of Ninnekah; brother-in-law Walter Bailey Jr of Monument, Colorado; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Service will be under the direction of the McRay Funeral Home.
Published on May 18, 2016
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