Dr. Alan T. Plaxico
Dr. Alan Thomas Plaxico, 67, died Monday, February 17, 2020 at his home in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Services will be held Saturday, February 22 at 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Stillwater. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is handling arrangements.

Alan was born to Dr. and Mrs. James Plaxico on New Years' Eve, December 31, 1952 in Radford, Virginia. In 1956, he and his family moved to Stillwater where he enjoyed an All- American youth and upbringing. Alan was an athlete, an Eagle Scout and an honor student. After graduating from Stillwater High School in 1971, he enrolled in the pre-dentistry program at Oklahoma State University and after his junior year was granted early acceptance into the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. After graduating as a Doctor of Dental Science in 1979, Alan passed his boards and set up practice in Stillwater until his retirement in 2015. For over 35 years, he was a revered and respected dentist in the community, attending to the oral health of literally thousands of Payne County patients.

Dr. Plaxico was an avid motorcyclist, a skilled mechanic and a master craftsman. He loved the outdoors, travel, and adventure and could be counted on to approach challenges in life, whether major or mundane, with a cheerful, can do attitude. He could make any problem or situation easier and often fun with a clever remark or turn of phrase. In 2017, at the age of 64, he received a third degree black belt in Kenpo (Karate). Alan was truly a renaissance man.

Alan Plaxico was a devoted and beloved son, brother, husband, father and grandfather and he leaves behind an adoring family who loved him beyond measure and mightily grieve his passing. He is survived by his wife, Brenda G. Plaxico, his parents, Jim and Jackie Plaxico of Oklahoma City, his siblings, James Plaxico of Stillwater, David and Teressa Plaxico of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas and Cheryl and Mike Hunter of Edmond, his children Brian and Michelle Plaxico of Edmond, Justin and LeAnne Plaxico of McAlester, Brent Plaxico of Tulsa, Jami Hollingsworth of Pauls Valley, Brady and Emily Hollingsworth of Prosper, Texas, and Jesse and Christine Hollingsworth of Plano, Texas, his grandchildren, Alyssa, Alaina and Ava Plaxico of Edmond, Jacob and Nikki Plaxico of McAlester, Carson and Claire Hollingsworth of Pauls Valley, Olivia and Lainey Hollingsworth of Prosper and Caroline and Frank Hollingsworth of Plano.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to help find a cure for Ocular Melanoma at jefferson.edu/Sato in memory of Dr. Alan Plaxico.

Condolences may be sent and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting, www.strodefh.com
Published on February 19, 2020

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Trish Phillips
Feb 23, 2020
Brenda,
We had some good times at the lake. I'll truly miss Alan. R.I.P. my friend.
Feb 21, 2020
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Jan Forman
Feb 21, 2020
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Jan Gunter
Feb 21, 2020
I was so shocked to hear of Alan's passing. My heart goes out to all his family & close friends. 🙏🏻
Amey Branson
Feb 20, 2020
i worked for Dr plaxico for several years. I am so sad to hear this. i enjoyed him and the boys so much. it was a pleasure and honor to have worked for him and beside him. he was good to me and he will be truly missed . My name was Amey Lewallen when i worked for him. you are all in my prayers
Shelly Powell
Feb 20, 2020
Justin, Brian and Brent, I’m so sorry for your loss. Your father was a wonderful man. He brightened our world and I know was so proud of you and your families. You’re in my prayers. 🙏
Betty Jo Badger
Feb 20, 2020
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Alan. My sincere sympathy to you and the family.
Toni Martin
Feb 20, 2020
To All the Family- I was so sorry to read of Alan's passing. The lives of our families have touched in so many season of life in Stillwater and I remember all with great memories. May God's strength carry each of you in this season of grief. I thank God for Alan's life and the legacy he leaves in each of you.
Cheryl Lee
Feb 19, 2020
So sorry to read of Alan's passing. So many great memories of him and your whole family in our neighborhood in the 60s
Time has not dimmed the love you all showed for each other and our family.
Our hearts and prayers go out to each of you today.

With love
Cheryl Hesser Lee
Jeff Lee
and family
Jerry Sherrell
Feb 19, 2020
Brenda I'm so sorry for your loss & ours for Alan seem to belong to all of us. He was an Ace for sure & I/we will surely Miss him. I always had the best time when Alan, Bob Maxwell & I could get together. We Loved the biker rallies & I wished I lived closer than Sapulpa so we could have gotten together More often. I will Always remember Feb 17 TH for I lost My Father on that Date in 2000 To Non Hodgkins Lymphoma so I will always remember him on that date as well for I will never forget him or all the laughs he gave me.
Thinking of you & your family at this time of your Sorrow !!!
Jerry As My Friends called me