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Richard Eugene O'Hair was born March 13, 1944 in Woodward, Oklahoma to William H. "Willie" and Barbara L. O'Hair of Laverne, Oklahoma. He passed from this life on April 11, 2017 at his son Michael O'Hair and family's home in Yukon, OK, with family members at his side.

Richard attended Laverne Public Schools and graduated in May 1962. He joined the U.S. Navy in June 1962 and was honorably discharged in August 1965 at which time he entered college.

He met Karen, the love of his life, their first day at Northwestern State University in Alva, OK. They were married December 18, 1965 and celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on December 18, 2015.

Richard worked for A.N.R. Pipeline Company, retiring after 32 years. After retirement, he and Karen moved to Yukon, OK.

He loved fishing, hunting, bowling, OU Football and Thunder Basketball. After retiring, he and Karen loved to go antiquing and take day trips. He also loved taking his granddaughter Ana to the movies, to eat at Mackie's and antiquing.

Richard is survived by his loving wife, Karen at their home in Yukon; daughter, Linda K. O'Hair of Oklahoma City; son, Michael W. O'Hair and son-in-law Rick O'Hair of Yukon; granddaughter, Anastasia O'Hair of Yukon; granddaughter, Paige M. Jacobs of Oklahoma City; grandson, Crispin M. Klinger of Tahlequah; great grandchildren, Evalyne and Evan; brother, Scotty O'Hair and wife Nancy; nephew, Donovan O'Hair of Ponca City and numerous other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Billy Max O'Hair and Tommy Nelson O'Hair.

Graveside services will be held at the Fargo Cemetery, Fargo, Oklahoma.

Online condolences may be signed at www.yandafuneral.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Yukon, OK.
Published on April 14, 2017
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