Lonnie Gene McKinzie

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Lonnie Gene McKinzie

May 05, 1947 - January 10, 2019

Lonnie Gene McKinzie Lonnie Gene McKinzie Sr., 71, passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at his home in Glencoe. Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 2:00pm at Center Church, 1571 Cimarron Plaza, in Stillwater. Dighton Marler Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
Lonnie was born on May 5, 1947 to Carl R. and Nova (Layton) McKinzie in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Lonnie grew up in Locust Grove and later moved to Stillwater were he went to high school. After high school Lonnie married Helen Stigers on April 26, 1965 in Stillwater.
Lonnie loved his horses and MULES. He was an avid guitar player and loved singing and playing his guitars. His family was extremely important to him and loved every second he got to spend with them. He loved all his friends and he loved God.
Lonnie is preceded in death by his parents, brother Roy McKinzie and great granddaughter Jenna McKinzie.
He is survived by his wife Helen, his children Lonnie McKinzie Jr. and wife Cheryl, Shelia Bumgarner and husband Tommy, Carl Shane McKinzie and wife Morgan and Erica McKinzie. He is also survived by grandchildren; Jeremy McKinzie and wife Jessica, Amber Selvey and husband Tyler, David Weaver, Travis Weaver and wife Jennifer, Sara McKinzie, Nathan McKinzie, Caitlyn McKinzie, Gabryel McKinzie and Isaiah McKinzie as well as 8 great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions can be made in his name to Physicians Choice Hospice c/o Dighton Marler Funeral Home, 5106 N. Washington St., Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075.
Condolences may be sent to the family via an online guestbook at www.dightonmarler.com
Published on January 11, 2019
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Todd and Donna,Wyatt Wooten
Jan 15, 2019
We appreciated the time we did get to spend with Lonnie. He enjoyed coon hunting and went along with Todd and Wyatt. He inspired our son Wyatt to play guitar...Lonnie and Helen have defiantly helped with friendship and ministry, for our desire to have a closer relationship with Jesus and try to be better people. THANK YOU BOTH! Lonnie will be missed here...
Wendy. bresnahan/ Mcclure
Jan 14, 2019
He was an awesome boss when I worked with him at stillwater medical center. So sorry for your less Helen.
Randy Hays
Jan 14, 2019
I have known Lonnie for a long time. Lonnie was always a pleasure to see! May the lord give Helen & all family & friends, peace. Lonnie is now smiling down on us & playing his guitar softly. God bless