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Funeral services for John A. Waite, 79, of Enid, will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 7, 2017, in the Anderson-Burris Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kelly Edwards officiating. Cremation will follow the service. Visitation with the family will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.
John was born Dec. 1, 1937, at Adams, Wis., to Benjamin and Verla Morgan Waite, and passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017, in Enid.
He grew up in at Adams, Wis. At the age of 16, he moved to Oklahoma where he worked in construction. John later worked for the railroad as a foreman, maintenance man and trackman, retiring in 2001.
He and Barbara L. Stevenson were married Oct. 16, 1986, and they made their home in Enid.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.
In addition to his wife Barbara, he is survived by his children: Tammy (Manuel) Ramos, Ruby (Jose) Hernandez, Shane Salsi, Johnny (Jamie) Waite, Cindy Waite and Lori Waite; numerous grandchildren, and a brother, Dean Waite.
John was preceded in death by an infant son, Ricky; daughter, Sheri Waite; sister, Mona Kelsey; brother, Danny Waite.
Guestbook is available at www.andersonburris.com
Published on July 4, 2017
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