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JAMES CAYLOR Obituary
June 10, 1929 - Aug 8, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY James Warren Caylor, 85, passed away Friday, August 8, 2014, in Oklahoma City. Son of Don V. Caylor and Marjorie Martin Caylor, Jim was born June 10, 1929, in Hugo, OK, where he graduated from high school. He earned an undergraduate degree at the University of New Mexico and Master of Science in Geology at the University of Oklahoma, followed by service in the U.S. Air Force. Jim was employed by Shell Oil Company as a petroleum geologist in Oklahoma, Texas, and Louisiana. Subsequently, he joined Cleary Petroleum in Oklahoma City. In 1977, Jim established Fossil Energy Inc., where he continued working until his death. He was a member of AAPG and the Oklahoma City Geological Society. Jim was an active member of the Advisory Board to the University of Oklahoma School of Geology. At the Westminster Presbyterian Church, Jim served as a Deacon and Elder. He was a member of Rotary Club 29 and honored as a Paul Harris Fellow and Rotary Club 29 Fellow. In February 1979, Jim and Ann Holmes were married. Daughter, Sarah Elizabeth, was born in May 1980. Jim was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his wife, Ann Holmes Caylor; his daughter, Sarah Caylor Campbell and husband Shawn; granddaughter, Caylor Elizabeth Campbell; his brother, F. Martin Caylor; and his cousins, Garth W. Caylor, Jr.; Diane Caylor Galloway, and Carole Caylor Johnston. A memorial service will be at Westminster Presbyterian Church at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 14, 2014. Any memorial donations or contributions may be made to Club 29 Rotary Foundation or a .

Published in The Oklahoman from Aug. 12 to Aug. 14, 2014
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