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March 2, 1948 - Aug 10, 2014 MUSTANG Wesley Dale Matney, age 66, died Sunday, August 10, 2014, at the VA Hospital in OKC, OK. He was born March 2, 1948, in Parsons, KS to Jake and Sarah (Bishop) Matney. Wes was drafted into the U.S. Army at the age of 18 and served in the 101st Airborne during the Vietnam War, earning two Bronze Star Medals, the Vietnam Service Medal with 4 bronze service stars, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Vietnam Gallantry Cross. He and his wife, Shirley (Moore), moved to the Mustang area in 1976. He served as a volunteer fireman with Mustang and was a diesel mechanic by trade. But the true passion of Wes' was that for his wife and taking his boys out fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers; Ronald and Carl. Wes is survived by his wife, Shirley; sons, Darrin, of Mustang; and Kenneth and wife Susanna, of Yukon; five grandchildren, Karissa, Jacob, Amanda, Braiden, and David; and great-grandchild, Jordynn; also, brother, Don; and sister, Sharon Strong. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at McNeil's Funeral Service with interment to follow at the Mustang Cemetery in Mustang, OK. Online condolences may be made to www.mcneilsmustangfs.com www.mcneilsmustangfs.com
Funeral Home
McNeil's Funeral Service
525 W Hwy 152 Mustang, OK 73064
(405) 376-1616
Published in The Oklahoman on Aug. 12, 2014
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