Born Monday, April 9, 1945
Died Sunday, July 24, 2022
"Going Up Yonder" Hubert Ray Stafford Sr., age 77, a resident of Okmulgee, OK, transitioned Sunday, July 24, 2022 in Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, OK with family at bedside.
Hubert Ray Stafford, Sr. was born April 9, 1945 to Hattie Marie Barker and Donald Lee Stafford in Okmulgee, OK.
Hubert was baptized at an early age at Macedonia Baptist Church. He also in later years became a member of First Baptist Central. He would later become a member of Eastside Baptist Church where he attended faithfully until his health failed him.
Hubert met and later married Verna Kaye Powdrill. To this union three sons were born, Hubert, Jr., Wendell, Sr. and Gregory, Sr. (Regina). This union lasted for over 51 years. Hubert was also father to Anthony Cooks, Yurita Cooks and LaShuna Stafford.
Hubert was employed for over 30 years at Dillsaver Feed Co. and retired due to health issues.
Hubert was preceded in death by his parents, his son Anthony and his grandson Ferrell Overton.
He leaves behind his wife Verna, sons Hubert Jr., Wendell, Sr. and Gregory, Sr., daughters Yurita and LaShuna, grandson Keithen Stafford who was his best little buddy, fifteen grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and his loving sister Druetta Daniels, along with a host of relatives and friends.
A Service of Memory for Hubert Ray Stafford Sr. will be conducted on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. in the Eastside Baptist Church, 219 N. Osage St., Okmulgee, OK with Pastor Marcus Jeffrey eulogizing.
Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Okmulgee, OK.
Public visitation will be on Friday, July 29, 2022 in the Precious Memories Chapel of House of Winn Funeral Home-Okmulgee, during the hours of 1:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M.
The family has been cared for by the House of Winn Funeral Home - Okmulgee
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