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Roy Lee Okorn


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Roy Lee Okorn, 70

Roy Lee Okorn, 70, of Mountain Home passed away Saturday, November 5, 2011 at his residence. He was born at Osawatomie, Kansas on December 23, 1940, to Frank and Jeanne Absher Okorn. He grew up in Independence, Missouri. He attended Missouri Valley College and the University of Missouri.

On September 15, 1962, Roy married Carolyn Yenkole. They moved to Mountain Home in 1977. Roy owned and operated Roy's Rod and Reel Service for 25 years. He was well known and respected by local anglers.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Carolyn, of the home; a son, Greg (Lisa) of Austin, TX; a daughter, Renee (Joseph) Johnson of Suffolk, VA; a son-in-law, Alan Lankford, of Fayetteville, AR; a brother, Richard Okorn of Napolean, MO; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cheryl and his parents.

Services will be private under the direction of the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.

Published in Baxter Bulletin from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10, 2011
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