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Funeral service for Delfred Inman will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 1, 2017, at the Elm and Murrow Church of Christ in Waynoka with Bill David Walker officiating.
Interment will be in the Waynoka Municipal Cemetery, under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of Waynoka LLC.
Delfred Inman, son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Beulah Avon (Brown) Inman, was born July 2, 1923, at Togo in Major County, Oklahoma, and passed away September 27, 2017, at Fairview, Oklahoma, at the age of 94 years, 2 months, and 25 days.
Delfred attended the Togo School through the 8th grade and graduated from Cheyenne Valley High School.
On July 14, 1943, he was united in marriage to Ila Harmon at Alva.
He served in the United States Army in the Iwo Jima campaign and was ready to invade Japan, when the bomb was dropped on Hiroshima.
After his service, he moved back to Major County where he farmed and ranched. He was also in the trucking and dozer business.
They moved to Waynoka for several years, then to Madill, then back east of Bouse Junction.
Besides his parents, Delfred was preceded in death by one son, Darral Lee Inman; five brothers, Gene, R.J., Lilburn, Gerald Dean, and an infant; one sister, Ines Bouse; and one grandson, Keith Inman.
Delfred is survived by his wife of 74 years, Ila, of Fairview; three children, Judy Barnett and husband, Darral, of Cherokee, Raymond Inman and wife, Pam, of Dacoma, and Tim Inman and wife, Sharon, of Cherokee; his daughter-in-law, Donna Inman of Edmond; and four sisters, Virginia Harmon, Ardena Bartlow, Susie Sutherland, and Darlene Lyon; 13 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation for Cancer Research, or the Elm and Murrow Church of Christ.
Remembrances may be shared at www.MarshallFuneralHomes.com.
Published on September 28, 2017
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