Donald Chris Stafford
Donald "Chris" Stafford born on August 27, 1960 in Clinton, Oklahoma to Thomas Lee and Patsy Dean (Wilson) Stafford. He was the oldest of two sons. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is handling arrangements.

Although his father was in the military and the family moved many times, Chris made his home in Weatherford, Oklahoma in 1983. He began his 27-year career with McDonald's.

In 1984, he met the love of his life, Chrystal (Menefee), and made her his wife on August 11,1986. They were members of Calvary Baptist Church. In 2001, they adopted two sons, Sean and Brett, as well as one daughter.

In 2010, Chris and Chrystal moved to Stillwater, where he worked for OSU until his passing. They were members Bible Baptist Church in Stillwater.

Chris's interests included golfing, shooting, carpentry, and building his collection of model airplanes. He was also an avid OSU sports fan. Chris was well-loved and respected throughout the community and by friends and family. He was a father figure to all of his nieces and nephews.

Chris was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Stafford, his grandmother Margaret (Stafford) DeFehr, and his grandmother Dean (Wilson) Vannostrand.

He leaves behind his loving wife, Chrystal Stafford of Stillwater, his mother, Patsy Stafford of Stillwater, his brother, Britt Stafford and wife Carmen of Oklahoma City, and two sons, Sean and Brett. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

Chris will be honored with a celebration of life at a future date.
Published on March 26, 2020


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