Obit of Jack Edgar
GILLETT -- Jack Edgar, 82, resident of Tulsa, died Wednesday, October 26, 2006, at the Craig General Hospital, after a length illness. He was born January 16, 1924, in Vinita, to Russell and Eva (Ratcliff) Gillett. Jack graduated high school from the Oklahoma Military Academy and college from the University of Oklahoma, with a degree in Journalism. He was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity. Jack served 3 years in the United States Navy during World War II. He had resided in Honolulu, Hawaii for 15 years, then moved to Tulsa, where he lived for 43 years. He was an Interior Designer with Cathey's furniture and later worked for Phillips Petroleum, until his retirement. The family includes: his sister, Jane Price of Vinita; 2 nieces, Sue Jane Rogers of Tulsa and Shirley James of Little Rock, AR. His parents preceded him in death. The Funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, October 28, 2006, at the Luginbuel Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Bob Johns officiating. Interment will follow at the Fairview Cemetery in Vinita. Casket bearers will be Jim Rogers, Steve McConnell, Sean McDonald, Kirk and Kegy Ruark, and Roger Rodich. Friends may give to the Vinita Public School Educational Foundation, 114 S. Scraper, Vinita, OK 74301.  Arrangements are by the Luginbuel Funeral Home of Vinita, (918) 256-5555.

Published in the Tulsa World on 10/28/2006.

posted 11-02-2006

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