Oct 16, 1940 - Nov 14, 2012 MIAMI Reed Martin Wahnee, age 72, passed from this life on Nov. 14, 2012, at his home in Miami, OK, with his family by his side. Reed was born Oct. 16, 1940, to James Wahnee & Ann Laura Wilson in Claremore, OK. Mr. Wahnee was a member of the Comanche and Delaware Nations. Reed married Debbie Dianne Wallace on Sept. 17, 1987, in Oklahoma City. Reed was a Geologist, traveling extensively in the Oil Industry, working for Exploration Logging and Luttrell Oil and Gas for over 50 years, and then serving as a Geodynamic consultant. Mr. Wahnee was a horseman; this was his passion. He was a horse trainer and loved to watch the horse races. Reed liked to fish, camp and loved all of his grandchildren. Mr. Wahnee is survived by his wife, Debbie, of the home in Miami; two sons: James Reed Wahnee, of Oglesby, OK; and Robert Wayne Wahnee, of Bartlesville, OK; daughter, Paula Ann Gibson, and spouse, Morgan Keene, of Grove, OK; stepdaughter, Ginger Anne Nimmo, and husband, Richard, of Bethany, OK; and one brother, Jim (Moke) Wahnee, and wife, Carol, of Weatherford, OK. Also surviving Reed are twelve grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Sonny Wahnee; one stepson, Larry Bradley Wallace; and one step-grandson, Benjamin Nimmo. Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at the First Christian Church in Miami, OK. Interment will follow Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in the Delaware Cemetery in Dewey, OK. Arrangements entrusted to Grand Lake Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Grove, OK. Online condolences can be made at www.grandlakefuneralhomes.com www.grandlakefuneralhomes.com
The Guest Book is expired.
Published in The Oklahoman on Nov. 17, 2012