Charles Duane Snow

Graveside funeral services for Charles Duane Snow, 71, of Lexington were held Friday, April 5, 2019 at Lexington Cemetery. Services were under the direction of the Wilson-Little Funeral Home in Purcell.

Mr. Snow passed away Monday, April 1, 2019 at the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center in Ada after a brief illness.

He was born July 1, 1947 in Purcell, Oklahoma. Charles was the youngest of six children born to Coleman Snow and Mabel (Sanders) Snow. Charles grew up in Lexington and graduated from Lexington High School with the class of 1965. After high school he moved to Oklahoma City, lived with his sister and worked at Robinson Steel.  

On Feb. 21, 1968, in Purcell, Oklahoma, Charles married the love of his life, Dolores Baker.  Together they made their home in Lexington and raised three children, Brian, Gena and Jason.

Charles worked most of his life in the construction industry. He first worked with concrete, then with all facets of building. He retired in 2017 after 23 years with R. F. D. Construction in Sulphur as one of their construction superintendents. 

While his children were growing up, Charles enjoyed coaching their little league teams. Charles and his family also spent countless weekends at Lake Arbuckle, where they and other families with children enjoyed camping and fishing together.

Charles loved his wife, children and grandchildren. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He was also a special brother, uncle and dear friend to all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Coleman and Mabel Snow and sister, Ramona Jones.

He is survived by his wife, Dolores Snow of the home in Lexington; three children, Brian Snow and wife, Krista, of Aledo, Texas, Gena Sullivan and husband, Kinney, of Lexington and Jason Snow and wife, Robin, of Lexington; two brothers, Buster Wyman Snow and wife, Aliene, of Lexington and Lamoines Snow of Lexington; two sisters, Maxine Tucker of Lexington and Charlette Holliday of Oklahoma City; five grandchildren, Bethany Nicole Sullivan, Macalah Dawn Teague and husband, Tanner, Kenneth Andrew Sullivan, Abbigail Grace Snow and Eisley Grace Snow; one great granddaughter, Adley Teague; many nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

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