Cecil's Story

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Cecil Clarence Henrick Jr., 84, died on February 21, 2017 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. His graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Strode Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
Cecil graduated from Stillwater High School in 1951, shortly after graduation he took the hand of Ruby Bernice Madison. He then joined the United States Air Force and they moved to Amarillo, Texas until Cecil was transferred overseas with the USAF to Korea. After he returned to the United States they lived at a number of bases around the country while Cecil served in the Air Force. They were Del Reo, Texas; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Chandler, Arizona; Goldsboro, North Carolina; Wichita, Kansas and Richman, Virginia. He also served overseas in Okinawa, Vietnam and Thailand. After Cecil retired, they moved to Perkins, Oklahoma where they have lived since. After his retirement from the military, he worked for National Standard as a Forman as the plant was being founded in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He worked for the company for 8 years and then went on to work at OSU Physical Plant until he retired again in 1995. He was active with the Perkins VFW and he loved going fishing.
Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com
Published on February 22, 2017
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