James Sackett Springer, 85, resident of Bartlesville, died Friday, August 2, 2013, in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
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Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday August 6, 2013, in the First Baptist Church in Dewey, with Pastor Mark Wright officiating. Cremation arrangements were directed by the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.
James Sackett Springer was born August 6, 1927 at Waynoka, Oklahoma to Edward P. and Ella Mae (Sackett) Springer. He was raised in Wann, and received his education in Oakdale, Oklahoma. James worked on a ranch breaking horses and helped on the family farm. He entered the U.S. Army on October 17, 1950 and served in Germany during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged on October 11, 1952. James was employed in a roofing tile manufacturing plant and worked in construction. He was married to Judy Marie King on July 7, 1966 at Dewey, Oklahoma. They made their home in Bartlesville since that time. James was employed with G.B. Williams Construction Company for several years and was the janitor at First Baptist Church in Dewey for fifteen years until retiring in 2007. He was a member of the First Baptist Church for forty-two years.
Survivors include his wife Judy Marie Springer of the family home in Bartlesville; two daughters Renne Springer of Oologah, Oklahoma and Stacy Atterberry of Dewey; one brother Eugene Springer of Pawhuska; two sisters Dorothy Sprouse of Bartlesville and Leona Cornejo of Amarillo, Texas; two grandchildren Cheynne and Dakota Atterberry and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Springer was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter Shelly Springer; four brothers Clarence, Dewell, Paul and Loyd Springer and one sister Rose Mary Miller. Friends who wish may sign the online guest book and leave condolences at www.stumpff.org.
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1600 Southeast Washington Boulevard
Bartlesville, OK 74006
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Aug. 5 to Sept. 4, 2013