The Moore American

June 18, 2013

Crews putting out Colo. hot spots


The Moore American

MOORE — Riley David Whitfield, 81, of Moore, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013, at home with his wife and family by his side. He was born June 7, 1932, in Indianola, to Dave and Dona Belle (Stice) Whitfield.

Riley enjoyed fishing, especially the Lake of the Arbuckles. He enjoyed racing stock-cars and go-carts for many years.

Riley is survived by his wife, Jewel; son, Billy Whitfield and wife Neesa; daughter, Joy Stanley; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Jim Whitfield and wife Trudi; and sister-in-law, Deannie Whitfield.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Charley Whitfield and Tom Whitfield; two half brothers, Clifton Gann and Jerrel Gann.

Services were June 13 at the John M. Ireland Funeral Home Chapel in Moore. Interment followed at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Oklahoma City. Services were under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home.

Moore American, Wednesday, June 19, 2013