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PAUL FLICK

November 2, 1920 - April 3, 2013 CLINTON Funeral services for Paul Flick Jr., 92, longtime Clinton resident and businessman, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in the First United Methodist Church in Clinton, officiated by Doyle Kinney and Rev. Roland Youngberg, and burial will conclude in the Clinton Cemetery, under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home, Clinton. Paul Flick was born Nov. 2, 1920 to Paul and Lona (Trent) Flick in Oklahoma City, Okla., and passed away Wednesday April 3, 2013 in Norman, Okla. Paul was raised in Hammon and graduated from Hammon High School. While there, he served as class president in 1938. He continued his education at Southwestern State College and the University of Oklahoma, where he graduated with a general engineering degree. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma he attended officer training school at Yale University in Connecticut. He was in the Army Air Corps from June of 1943 to October of 1946. Paul worked for Standard Oil Company for a few years before returning to Clinton. He married Dottie Blunck on June 16, 1941 in Clinton. They were married for 65 years and began dating five years before that. Paul grew up in Hammon, Okla. and would hitchhike to Clinton to see Dottie on weekends. They made their home in Clinton where they were both involved in the family business, Blunck Studio. He served as president for Blunck Studios, Inc. for many years. He had been helping the Blunck family create memories by photographing all over Oklahoma and Texas. They now have studios in Clinton, Moore, Lawton, and Amarillo, Texas and Plano, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Lona (Trent) Flick; Dottie V. (Blunck) Flick, wife of 65 years; a daughter, Patricia Lynn (Flick) Kirk and son-in-law, Ron Kirk, and grandson, Samuel Kirk; daughter-in-law, Sharon Flick; sister, Ilene Fesmire; brother-in-law, Dennie Fesmire, and son-in-law, William Krebbs. He is survived by two sons, Gerald Paul Flick, Lexington, and Denny Flick and his wife, Norene, Norman; one daughter, Dottie Lee Krebbs, Eufaula; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; and 2 great, great grandchildren. Paul had been active in the First United Methodist Churches in both Clinton and Moore. He also enjoyed traveling and he loved to golf. He was a lifetime member of the Professional Photographers of Oklahoma and served as president of this organization from 1961-1962. He was a charter member of the SWOSU Foundation Board which was started in 1977 and served on the board for 26 years until 2003. Paul was an avid lover of OU football. He was a season ticket holder and attended all home games until his health started to fail but continued to support the university through scholarship funding. He also enjoyed having coffee with several close friends on a daily basis. Catching up on all of the latest news was the highlight of the day. Paul was more than just a businessman and boss. He was someone who cared about each and every one of his employees. He hosted many parties and outings throughout the years honoring his employees and friends. He would greet you with a smile and always inquired about how you were doing. His door was always open to anyone in need. Not only was Paul an exceptional businessman, he too was a man of God. His faith in Christ our Father showed through in everything he did. He carried his faith with him daily throughout his business and his personal life. The memories that he created have been instilled in each and every one of his family members, employees and friends. Even though he will be dearly missed, his legacy will live on in each and every one of our lives. The family has suggested those wishing to make memorial contributions may do so to Clinton's First United Methodist Church or SWOSU Foundation, Paul and Dottie Flick endowment, Weatherford, Okla.

Funeral Home

Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home
2500 W. Modelle Ave Clinton, OK 73601
(580) 323-1212

Published in The Oklahoman on Apr. 5, 2013
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