Born Thursday, March 26, 1942
Died Thursday, June 25, 2020
Jimmie Dale Leo Hammontree, 78, of Fort Gibson was born March 26, 1942 in Hanna, OK to Leo and Lorene (Garrison) Hammontree and peacefully passed away on June 25, 2020 at his home with his loving family by his side.
Jimmie was raised in Henryetta, OK where he attended school. Jimmie enlisted in the United States Army on December 29, 1965, serving during Vietnam. He received an Honorable Discharge on November 2, 1967. Jimmie then continued his education at Okmulgee Tech and learned the trade of diesel mechanic. He started his career at Continental Trailway before retiring from OG&E in 1995. He met the love of his life, E. LaVerne Steeber and they were married on August 30, 1968 in Fort Gibson, a marriage that stood the test of time of 51 years, nine months, and 26 days. He had a passion for working with tools, was a member of the American Legion, and faithful member of the Central Assembly of God Church. Jimmie loved spending time with his family and his dogs.
Jimmie was preceded in death by his parents; father and mother in law, Dorian and Ruth Steeber; and a great grandson, Logan Bean.
He is lovingly survived by his wife, E. LaVerne Hammontree of the home; son, Jimmie Don Hammontree and wife Joela of Fort Gibson; daughter, Debbie Rector of Fort Gibson; granddaughters, Lacey Bean and Brianna Shroeder both of Fort Gibson; grandson, Christopher Hammontree of Fort Gibson; a sister, Joie Russell of Lowell, Indiana; extended family and many friends.
The family of Jimmie Dale Leo Hammontree has entrusted care and cremation to Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home in Fort Gibson, OK. 918-478-2555.
Online condolences may be left at clifforddgarrettfamilyfh.com