Oscar Gene McCracken, 73, of Bridge Creek, died Friday, October 3, 2014, in Bridge Creek. The son of Eugene Curtis McCracken and Arta Vonda (Pfister) McCracken, he was born August 5, 1941 in Vici, Oklahoma. Oscar worked for 26 years as a truck driver for Razien Metals and then went to work driving for Braum’s for 22 years until his retirement. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting quail and pheasant with his bird dogs. Throughout his life, Oscar farmed and raised cattle. He spent countless hours building things and always had a project going. His greatest enjoyment came from spending time with his friends and family. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Grant, Charlie, and Curtis McCracken; and one sister, Kathy Ras. He is survived by two daughters, Gayla Logan and her husband, David, of Conifer, Colorado and Angela Houser and her husband, Jason, of Blanchard; three sons, Monte McCracken of Boulder, Colorado, Larry McCracken and his wife, Linda, of Rye, Colorado, and Justin McCracken and his wife, Amy, of Bridge Creek; seven grandchildren, Alea Rainey and her husband, Joshua, of The Colony, Texas, Erin Grantham and her husband, Jeremiah, of Lakewood, Colorado, Ethan McCracken of Pueblo, Colorado, Darby Logan of Conifer, Colorado, Ashton Houser of Blanchard, Kolby Houser of Blanchard, and Hayden McCracken of Bridge Creek; three great grandchildren, Maverick Rainey, L.J. Rainey, and Lincoln Rainey; two sisters, Shirley Burns and her husband, Burt, of Chickasha and Kay Armor and her husband, Kenneth, of Hugo; and many other loved ones and friends. Memorial service will be 2:00 P.M., Thursday, October 9, 2014, in the Eisenhour Funeral Home Chapel in Blanchard. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Eisenhour Funeral Home of Blanchard. Online obituary and guestbook are available at www.eisenhourfh.com.
Published on  October 8, 2014