Woodward, Okla. — Donald Lee (Dick) Crissup 82 year old Waynoka resident died Friday May 13, 2011 in the Waynoka Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday May 17, 2011 at 1:00 P.M. in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel in Woodward with the John Hunter officiating. Interment will follow in the Haskew Cemetery with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Dick Crissup was born on August 20, 1928 in Selman, Oklahoma to Robert Craig and Gladys Lucrecia (Snow) Crissup. Dick was reared in the Haskew Community and attended the Freeze Out Elementary School before transferring to Selman Schools where he finished his education. Dick was united in marriage to Phyllis Marilyn Stout on September 25, 1948 in Haskew. Dick and Phyllis made their home on the family farm in the Haskew area. To this union five children were born; Donald Craig, Timothy Lee, Dale Eugene, Philip Leslie, and Patricia Jean. In 1956 Dick moved his family to Boulder, Colorado where he began his 35 year career as salesman with the Ford and Chrysler Automobile Companys. Dick and Phyllis then returned to the family farm near Haskew in 1971. Dick worked a short time as a salesman for the Ford Dealership in Woodward before going to work for Woodward County as a road crew foreman a job he held until his retirement.
Dick was a member of Christian Church of Selman, Oklahoma. He loved playing music on the guitar with friends and family. Dick enjoyed wood carving and loved dealing in automobiles.
Dick is survived by his wife Phyllis of the home; one daughter, Patricia Minton and husband David of Andover, Kansas; four sons, Donald Crissup and wife Donna of Manassas, Virginia, Timothy Crissup and wife Murletta of Waynoka, Dale Crissup and wife Lurissa of Gate, and Phillip Crissup and wife Donna of Yukon; fourteen grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Joyce Terbush and husband Wyatt of Mooreland, Doris Waddell and husband Ferd of Kingston, and Bonnie Jean Wagner of Texas; and several other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, one sister, and one granddaughter.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Waynoka Nursing Center in care of the Billings Funeral Home of Woodward.
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