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David William Gaines Sr. of Canton passed away November 11, 2016 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 65 years.
David was born July 20, 1951 in Lawton, Oklahoma to William and Abbie (Postoak) Gaines. He was raised in Stratford, Oklahoma area. He attended Stratford schools and is a graduate of Stratford High School.
He was married to Billie Koreen Gaines (Williams) Gaines, in Oklahoma City on December 22, 1975.
He joined the United States Army in 1971 and served until 1977 in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of Vietnam. He moved to Irving, Texas and worked 17 years as a machinist for Maddox Metal Works until his retirement.
Since 1998 he has made his home in Canton, Oklahoma. David was a member of Dixon Chapel Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Abbie Gaines; his mother who raised him, Lorraine Loma; 3 brothers - Lewis Gaines, Woody Gaines and Watson Gaines; and 3 sisters - Willie Joyce Woolsey, Betty Owens, and Hattie Williamson.
Surviving family include his wife, Billie Koreen Gaines of the home; 7 children - Monty Gaines of Canton, Melissa Gaines of Oklahoma City, Michelle Bullcoming of Watonga, Markus Gaines of Yukon, David Gaines Jr. of Sacramento, California, Sheena Gaines of Watonga, and Silvia Gaines of Canton; 3 sisters - Willie Mae Ahdunko of Oklahoma City, Joy White Buffalo of Stratford, and Lula Sailor of Ada; 3 brothers - Henry Nedd of Mustang, Wesley Gaines and William Ray Gaines, both of Ada; and 8 grandchildren - Williams Alex Gaines, Destiny Berumen Sabrina Gaines, Hazel Gaines, Harper Gaines, Houston Gaines, Luca Gaines and Cynthia Bullcoming.
A wake will be held at the Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday evening from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment will be at Dixon Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family's guestbook at www.stufflebeanfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 15, 2016
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